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The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a private research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Founded in 1861, MIT is considered as the best university in the world. Their mission is to advance knowledge; to educate students in science, engineering, and technology; and to tackle the most pressing problems facing the world today. This author account is not officially owned by Massachusetts Institute of Technology. This author account is being used only for giving credits to the Institute.
A battery-free sensor for underwater exploration

A battery-free sensor for underwater exploration

To investigate the vastly unexplored oceans covering most our planet, researchers aim to build a submerged network of interconnected sensors that send data to...
Physicists design an experiment to pin down the origin of the elements

Physicists design an experiment to pin down the origin of the elements

Nearly all of the oxygen in our universe is forged in the bellies of massive stars like our sun. As these stars contract and...
Using Wall Street secrets to reduce the cost of cloud infrastructure

Using Wall Street secrets to reduce the cost of cloud infrastructure

Stock market investors often rely on financial risk theories that help them maximize returns while minimizing financial loss due to market fluctuations. These theories...
A new way to deliver drugs with pinpoint targeting

A new way to deliver drugs with pinpoint targeting

Most pharmaceuticals must either be ingested or injected into the body to do their work. Either way, it takes some time for them to...
New type of electrolyte could enhance supercapacitor performance

New type of electrolyte could enhance supercapacitor performance

Supercapacitors, electrical devices that store and release energy, need a layer of electrolyte — an electrically conductive material that can be solid, liquid, or...
Tissue model reveals role of blood-brain barrier in Alzheimer’s

Tissue model reveals role of blood-brain barrier in Alzheimer’s

Beta-amyloid plaques, the protein aggregates that form in the brains of Alzheimer’s patients, disrupt many brain functions and can kill neurons. They can also...
Guided by AI, robotic platform automates molecule manufacture

Guided by AI, robotic platform automates molecule manufacture

Guided by artificial intelligence and powered by a robotic platform, a system developed by MIT researchers moves a step closer to automating the production...
Optimus Ride’s autonomous system makes self-driving vehicles a reality

Optimus Ride’s autonomous system makes self-driving vehicles a reality

Some of the biggest companies in the world are spending billions in the race to develop self-driving vehicles that can go anywhere. Meanwhile, Optimus...
Study furthers radically new view of gene control

Study furthers radically new view of gene control

In recent years, MIT scientists have developed a new model for how key genes are controlled that suggests the cellular machinery that transcribes DNA...
Automating artificial intelligence for medical decision-making

Automating artificial intelligence for medical decision-making

MIT computer scientists are hoping to accelerate the use of artificial intelligence to improve medical decision-making, by automating a key step that’s usually done...