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01.31.16
MIT students win Hyperloop pod design competition
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MIT students win Hyperloop pod design competition

The school will build a vehicle to test on the first Hyperloop track.

By J. Fingas,   01.31.16
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01.28.16
Scientists better understand the roots of schizophrenia
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Scientists better understand the roots of schizophrenia

Gene variants and broken neural links may be to blame.

By J. Fingas,   01.28.16
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01.25.16
Marvin Minsky, A.I. pioneer, dies of brain hemorrhage at 88
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Marvin Minsky, A.I. pioneer, dies of brain hemorrhage at 88

He cofounded and taught at MIT's artificial intelligence lab in addition to inventing key research equipment.

By T. Seppala,   01.25.16
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01.25.16
New stem cell treatment could 'cure' type 1 diabetes
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New stem cell treatment could 'cure' type 1 diabetes

It would effectively eliminate the need for daily injections.

By A. Tarantola,   01.25.16
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01.19.16
Watch a smart drone fly through a 'forest' all on its own
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Watch a smart drone fly through a 'forest' all on its own

MIT's algorithms let drones bob and weave around tricky obstacles.

By J. Fingas,   01.19.16
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01.17.16
Inhabitat's Week in Green: The Detroit Auto Show, SOTU and more!
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Inhabitat's Week in Green: The Detroit Auto Show, SOTU and more!

It was a busy week in electric-car news.

By Inhabitat,   01.17.16
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01.11.16
Efficient incandescent bulb cannibalizes its own waste heat
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Efficient incandescent bulb cannibalizes its own waste heat

It's basically a transparent koozie for light bulb filaments.

By A. Tarantola,   01.11.16
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01.11.16
New material can store solar energy to warm you up later
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New material can store solar energy to warm you up later

A solid film releases a burst of heat just when you need it.

By S. Dent,   01.11.16
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01.06.16
Scientists use battery tech to harvest energy from movement
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Scientists use battery tech to harvest energy from movement

You could power your electronic devices just be exercising.

By S. Dent,   01.06.16
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