Tag : MIT research

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System trains driverless cars in simulation before they hit the road

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A simulation system invented at MIT to train driverless cars creates a photorealistic world with infinite steering possibilities, helping the cars learn to navigate a...
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Integrating electronics onto physical prototypes

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MIT researchers have invented a way to integrate “breadboards” — flat platforms widely used for electronics prototyping — directly onto physical products. The aim is...
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3Q: Collaborating with users to develop accessible designs

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Academic researchers and others have long struggled with making data visualizations accessible to people who are blind. One technological approach has been 3D printing tactile...
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Showing robots how to do your chores

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Training interactive robots may one day be an easy job for everyone, even those without programming expertise. Roboticists are developing automated robots that can learn...
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Machine learning picks out hidden vibrations from earthquake data

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Over the last century, scientists have developed methods to map the structures within the Earth’s crust, in order to identify resources such as oil reserves,...
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Artificial intelligence yields new antibiotic

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Using a machine-learning algorithm, MIT researchers have identified a powerful new antibiotic compound. In laboratory tests, the drug killed many of the world’s most problematic...
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“Sensorized” skin helps soft robots find their bearings

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For the first time, MIT researchers have enabled a soft robotic arm to understand its configuration in 3D space, by leveraging only motion and position...
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Automated system can rewrite outdated sentences in Wikipedia articles

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A system created by MIT researchers could be used to automatically update factual inconsistencies in Wikipedia articles, reducing time and effort spent by human editors...
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Engineers design bionic “heart” for testing prosthetic valves, other cardiac devices

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As the geriatric population is expected to balloon in the coming decade, so too will rates of heart disease in the United States. The demand...
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Giving cryptocurrency users more bang for their buck

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A new cryptocurrency-routing scheme co-invented by MIT researchers can boost the efficiency — and, ultimately, profits — of certain networks designed to speed up notoriously...
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Technique reveals whether models of patient risk are accurate

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After a patient has a heart attack or stroke, doctors often use risk models to help guide their treatment. These models can calculate a patient’s...
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Using artificial intelligence to enrich digital maps

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A model invented by researchers at MIT and Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI) that uses satellite imagery to tag road features in digital maps could...
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How to verify that quantum chips are computing correctly

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In a step toward practical quantum computing, researchers from MIT, Google, and elsewhere have designed a system that can verify when quantum chips have accurately...
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How well can computers connect symptoms to diseases?

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A new MIT study finds “health knowledge graphs,” which show relationships between symptoms and diseases and are intended to help with clinical diagnosis, can fall...
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Tool predicts how fast code will run on a chip

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MIT researchers have invented a machine-learning tool that predicts how fast computer chips will execute code from various applications.   To get code to run as...
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Model beats Wall Street analysts in forecasting business financials

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Knowing a company’s true sales can help determine its value. Investors, for instance, often employ financial analysts to predict a company’s upcoming earnings using various...
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Helping machines perceive some laws of physics

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Humans have an early understanding of the laws of physical reality. Infants, for instance, hold expectations for how objects should move and interact with each...
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Producing better guides for medical-image analysis

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MIT researchers have devised a method that accelerates the process for creating and customizing templates used in medical-image analysis, to guide disease diagnosis.   One...

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