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Water filtration using plant xylem

Water filtration using plant xylem

Micro/Nano Fluidics

Added over 1 year ago | 00:00:50 | 2277 views

This video demonstrates production of clean water from a mixture of water and ink using the porous xylem tissue in a pine branch as a water filter. Credit: Michael Boutilier, Jongho Lee, Valerie Chambers.

Faculty Forum Online: The Strange New Worlds of Exoplanets

Faculty Forum Online: The Strange N...

MIT Alumni Association

Added over 1 year ago | 00:31:04 | 3222 views

The study of exoplanets—planets outside the solar system that orbit distant stars—can be portrayed as a single-minded quest for habitable, Earth-like planets. But the most remarkable discoveries have been exoplanets with unanticipated pr...

TakingtheMeasureofCarbonNanotubeGrowth-480p.mov

TakingtheMeasureofCarbonNanotubeGro...

Materials Processing Center

Added over 1 year ago | 00:03:38 | 1649 views

MIT Postdoctoral Associate Mostafa Bedewy explains how competition between the chemical activation of carbon nanotubes growing on seed particles and the mechanical coupling among growing carbon nanotubes of different sizes impacts growth...

Modeling Supernovae: Stars that go out with a bang

Modeling Supernovae: Stars that go ...

Massachusetts Green High Performance Computing Center, MGHPCC

Added over 1 year ago | 00:06:40 | 1072 views

Robert Fisher is a professor of astrophysics at UMass Dartmouth. He uses high performance computing to model and make predications about the behavior of supernovae. Supernovae have long been an object of fascination for astronomers and...

Elias Issa, Charles Cadieu - The Neural Computations that Underlie Face Processing in Primates

Elias Issa, Charles Cadieu - The Ne...

Course 9.S912: Vision and learning - computers and brains Fall 2013

Added over 1 year ago | 01:17:20 | 1222 views

In this lecture we will talk about the nature of early face representations in inferior temporal cortex. Physiology data will be presented showing how faces are initially encoded. Then we present a simple computational framework for mo...

Winrich Freiwald - The Neural Computations that Underlie Face Processing in Primates

Winrich Freiwald - The Neural Compu...

Course 9.S912: Vision and learning - computers and brains Fall 2013

Added over 1 year ago | 01:24:56 | 1197 views

In this lecture we will talk about what is currently known about the neural basis of face recognition and provide some historical background about the field. We will focus on humans and a second primate species, the rhesus monkey, which ...

Faculty Forum Online: Privacy in the Digital Realm

Faculty Forum Online: Privacy in th...

MIT Alumni Association

Added over 1 year ago | 00:32:52 | 2591 views

One consequence of an interconnected society is privacy—or the lack thereof. Recent headlines about mass surveillance have highlighted problems with the infrastructure of virtual space. In this Faculty Forum Online broadcast, Professo...

Mike Jones - Machine Learning Approaches to Face Detection and Related Problems (Part 2)

Mike Jones - Machine Learning Appro...

Course 9.S912: Vision and learning - computers and brains Fall 2013

Added over 1 year ago | 00:43:17 | 816 views

This talk will briefly survey papers on face detection with an attempt to give some historical perspective. Then I will focus on the Viola-Jones detector for faces. Detectors for other object classes will also be mentioned. Next I'll ...

Mike Jones - Machine Learning Approaches to Face Detection and Related Problems (Part 1)

Mike Jones - Machine Learning Appro...

Course 9.S912: Vision and learning - computers and brains Fall 2013

Added over 1 year ago | 01:03:38 | 926 views

This talk will briefly survey papers on face detection with an attempt to give some historical perspective. Then I will focus on the Viola-Jones detector for faces. Detectors for other object classes will also be mentioned. Next I'll ...

Looking Deep in the Earth

Looking Deep in the Earth

EAPS

Added over 1 year ago | 00:02:52 | 1431 views

Elizabeth Day is a postdoctoral associate in the Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences (EAPS) at MIT. A deep-Earth seismologist, Day is particularly interested in the structure and behavior of the Earth's mantle. Workin...