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MIT researchers are developing a new kind of autonomous wheelchair that can learn all about the locations in a given building, and then take its occupant to a given place in response to a verbal command. Full story
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Transcript of press conference "Fueling America's Future" held at the National Press Club, Sept. 17, 2008. Guests: MIT President Susan Hockfield; David Bell '78, president, CEO and director of Intersil Corporation; Uma Chowdhry PhD '76,...
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As you scan this visual scene (indicated with green circle), you spot a beaver out of the corner of your eye. As you glance towards it, the image is swapped for a monkey. Using analogous stimuli to produce swaps at specific locations in...
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In what some are calling a major breakthrough for renewable energy, MIT chemists Daniel Nocera and Matthew Kanan discover a new catalyst that speeds up the splitting of water into oxygen and hydrogen. The discovery may heighten interest...
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An MIT professor and colleagues are creating unusually realistic pictures that not only have a full three-dimensional appearance, but also respond to their environment, producing natural shadows and highlights depending on the direction...
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Anticipatory Perceptual Simulation is a cognitive architecture developed at the MIT Media Lab based on current neuro-psychological research in perception and memory. It is designed to allow a robotic teammate to practice a physical task...
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This video shows AUR, a robotic desk lamp, autonomously assisting a user working in a desk environment. This is a follow-up to the previous concept video demonstrating the functional vision for AUR. The robot uses a cognitive architectu...
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In a revolutionary leap that could transform solar power from a marginal, boutique alternative into a mainstream energy source, MIT researchers have overcome a major barrier to large-scale solar power: storing energy for use when the su...
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The water boatman uses a thin layer of air as an "external lung" allowing it to breathe underwater. New MIT research has shown that many insects' water-repellent coats trap a thin layer of air on their bodies, allowing them to store and...
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As part of the DARPA Learning Locomotion project, the CSAIL Robot Locomotion Group under the direction of Prof. Russ Tedrake has been designing robust control strategies for a small quadruped robot to dynamically traverse rough terrain ...
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Imagine windows that not only provide a clear view and illuminate rooms, but also use sunlight to efficiently help power the building they are part of. MIT engineers report a new approach to harnessing the sun's energy that could allow ...
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2008 Koch Institute Symposium: Opening Remarks given by MIT President Susan Hockfield.
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