Self-driving cars, like people, are limited by their line of sight. But while humans have developed fixes—my favorite: the shapely periscope—smart vehicles still struggle to see around corners. So, researchers at MIT’s Computer […]
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Not everyone is as lucky as me: Some jobs require workers to wear a uniform and leave their house every day. But what if manufacturing tasks, like maneuvering machinery, could be completed remotely? […]
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At the corner of science and art, you’ll find smart tattoo ink: a burgeoning technology capable of monitoring health by changing color. Researchers at Harvard Medical School (HMS) and MIT’s Media Lab in […]
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It is not the strongest or most intelligent of the species that survives, according to Charles Darwin. But the one that is most adaptable to change. Which bodes well for MIT’s new “superhero” […]
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Elon Musk’s fears aside, robots are not ready for a revolution. Sure, they can dance, perform religious rites, sniff out landmines, and deliver food. But most androids don’t understand the nuances of complicated […]
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