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MIT 2007: A Design for Success - a 36 minute documentary about the famous mechanical engineering design contest follows the trials and tribulatoins of a group of students participants - from day one through the exciting 1998 contes...
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Design 2.007, MIT's annual festival of machine design, manufacturing and adrenalin, culminated in a clash between two major crowd-pleasers: a grappler-trailer combo designed and driven by David Arguelles, and a truck-and-winch machine d...
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During June 5th’s Tech Day symposium, a beaming President Chuck Vest had the rare opportunity to interview MIT alumnus and astronaut, Lt. Col. Mike Fincke, at his current residence aboard the International Space Station. Lt. Col. Fincke...
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Humanoid intelligence requires humanoid interactions with the world, according to Professor Rodney Brooks, director of the MIT Artificial Intelligence Lab. By building a robot with a human-like form that can experience the world in the ...
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In spring 2000, 13 graduating MIT seniors developed and tested three mini-satellites that could lead the way to similar devices that fly in formation, much like Thunderbirds in an Air Force show. The range of potential applications inc...
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Welcome to the Laboratory for Human and Machine Haptics, less formally known as the Touch Lab, at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. The Touch Lab was founded by Dr. Mandayam A. Srinivasan in 1990. The goals of research conducte...
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In Nepal, one in ten children die before the age of five. Preventable water-borne diseases are the leading cause of childhood death. This statistic is shocking for those of us in the West who take clean water for granted. The Nepal Wat...
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Spinal cord injuries, serious stroke and severe traumatic brain injuries affect more than 5 million Americans at a total cost of $65 billion a year in treatment. Rodents blinded by a severed tract in their brains' visual system had the...
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The humble snail, trailed by its ribbon of slime, now has its first robotic counterpart in research at MIT that could lead to new forms of locomotion for machines. Assistant Professor Annette "Peko" Hosoi and her colleagues in the Mech...
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Professor Robert Langer, MIT's Germeshausen Professor of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering, and colleagues at the Institute for Soldier Nanotechnologies are working on a unique design of a "smart surface" that can reversibly switch pr...
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Leaving stabilization of the helicopter to an automatic control system, the pilot issued high-level commands – go higher, move sideways and turn, go slightly lower. Although the feat appeared simple, Associate Professor Eric Feron, Depa...
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