Tag : School of Engineering

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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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MIT researchers identify security vulnerabilities in voting app

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In recent years, there has been a growing interest in using internet and mobile technology to increase access to the voting process. At the same...
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Painting a fuller picture of how antibiotics kill

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Most antibiotics work by interfering with critical functions such as DNA replication or construction of the bacterial cell wall. However, these mechanisms represent only part...
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Robot hand is soft and strong

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Fifty years ago, the first industrial robot arm (called Unimate) assembled a simple breakfast of toast, coffee, and champagne. While it might have looked like...
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Computing the future

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As part of the public launch of the Stephen A. Schwarzman College of Computing, MIT hosted a special fireside chat Wednesday, Feb.27, at Kresge Auditorium...
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3Q: Judah Cohen on improving seasonal weather forecasting

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Judah Cohen, a climatologist and visiting scientist in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, is focused on improving the science of seasonal weather forecasting,...
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Bridge to the future of engineering

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School of Engineering faculty are embracing the new MIT Stephen A. Schwarzman College of Computing as a bold response to the rapid evolution of computing...
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School of Engineering third quarter 2018 awards

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Members of the MIT engineering faculty receive many awards in recognition of their scholarship, service, and overall excellence. Every quarter, the School of Engineering publicly recognizes their...
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Alumni call on MIT to champion artificial intelligence education

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In the weeks before the launch of the MIT Intelligence Quest, an initiative that will advance the science and engineering of human and machine intelligence,...
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School of Engineering first quarter 2018 awards

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Members of the MIT engineering faculty receive many awards in recognition of their scholarship, service, and overall excellence. Every quarter, the School of Engineering publicly recognizes their...
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A new way to automatically build road maps from aerial images

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Map apps may have changed our world, but they still haven’t mapped all of it yet. Specifically, mapping roads can be difficult and tedious: Even...
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School of Engineering second quarter 2018 awards

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Members of the MIT engineering faculty receive many awards in recognition of their scholarship, service, and overall excellence. Every quarter, the School of Engineering publicly recognizes their...

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