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Science confirms that gravitational waves exist
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Science confirms that gravitational waves exist

One of Einstein's bigger theories just got validation.

By J. Fingas,  16h ago
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02.07.16
Chip promises brain-like AI in your mobile devices
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Chip promises brain-like AI in your mobile devices

MIT's design brings machine learning to low-power gadgets.

By J. Fingas,   02.07.16
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01.31.16
A closer look at the vehicles designed for the Hyperloop Pod competition
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A closer look at the vehicles designed for the Hyperloop Pod competition

SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk promises more Hyperloop competitions in the future, too.

By R. Baldwin,   01.31.16
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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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