Tag: MIT

Origami Robot Could Retrieve Swallowed Objects

Origami Robot Could Retrieve Swallowed Objects

Swallowing batteries is incredibly common in children and can cause serious complications, however this robot could save the day. In the United States a child swallows a battery once every three hours, according to an estimate from pediatricians. That translates […]

MIT Using 3D Printing To Make Robots

MIT Using 3D Printing To Make Robots

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have been making 3D printed robots from both solids and liquids. It seems like many moons ago that 3D printing technology was hailed as something that would revolutionize the world. While progress has been […]

MIT Has Made Password-Free WiFi Possible

MIT Has Made Password-Free WiFi Possible

Gaining access to a WiFi network using a long and complicated password is tedious. In many cases it won’t even protect the network from unwelcome intruders because the level of protection is too low or unsophisticated. Now researchers at the […]

MIT Brings Solution To Load Webpages Faster

MIT Brings Solution To Load Webpages Faster

“Polaris” system from MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab accelerates website load-time by decreasing network trips. There are few things more frustrating than a slow-loading Web page. For companies, what’s even worse is what comes after: users abandoning their […]

Scientists Make Thinnest, Lightest Solar Cells Ever

Scientists Make Thinnest, Lightest Solar Cells Ever

A team of scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have made the thinnest and lightest solar cells known to man. The technology, which uses small flexible cells, could be used to power a new generation of personal electronic devices. […]

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Sea Sponges Were Likely The First Animals On Earth

In a new study, scientists have strengthened the case for the sea sponges as Earth’s first animals with the genetic analysis of a molecule present in a 640-million-year old rock by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Long held belief […]