Research

11.23.15
Doctors grow tumors that roll up like toilet paper
11.23.15

Doctors grow tumors that roll up like toilet paper

You'll never look at Fruit Roll-Ups the same way again.

By A. Tarantola,   11.23.15
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11.18.15
NASA wants to find out why zero G impairs human eyesight
11.18.15

NASA wants to find out why zero G impairs human eyesight

The space agency aims to solve "space vision" before humans travel beyond low-Earth orbit.

By M. Moon,   11.18.15
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11.17.15
Robots learn to grasp objects by practicing and teaching each other
11.17.15

Robots learn to grasp objects by practicing and teaching each other

Using this technique developed a Brown University professor, a group of robots can train themselves on a task and relay the information to other robots.

By M. Moon,   11.17.15
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11.13.15
'BioPhone' can do pulse-tracking even when it's in your pocket
11.13.15

'BioPhone' can do pulse-tracking even when it's in your pocket

This MIT project can use pretty much any phone to measure its owner's breathing and pulse rate

By M. Moon,   11.13.15
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11.12.15
Carnegie Mellon may have ratted out Tor users to the FBI
11.12.15

Carnegie Mellon may have ratted out Tor users to the FBI

Tor thinks the university's actions could tar legitimate security research.

By S. Dent,   11.12.15
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11.09.15
Doctors breach the blood-brain barrier for the first time
11.09.15

Doctors breach the blood-brain barrier for the first time

According to researchers, guiding medicine directly into the brain could revolutionize neurological therapies.

By A. Tarantola,   11.09.15
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11.07.15
Here's what the astronauts aboard the ISS have been up to
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11.07.15

Here's what the astronauts aboard the ISS have been up to

It's not all Bowie covers and fun with surface tension...

By J. Turi,   11.07.15
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11.06.15
Toyota sets aside $1 billion for AI and robotics research centers
11.06.15

Toyota sets aside $1 billion for AI and robotics research centers

The Japanese automaker will open AI, robotics and autonomous car research facilities in Silicon Valley near Stanford University and in Cambridge near MIT.

By M. Moon,   11.06.15
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11.05.15
Researchers 3D print 'Lego bricks' of functional stem cells
11.05.15

Researchers 3D print 'Lego bricks' of functional stem cells

This discovery could lead to even better quality 3D-printed organs

By A. Tarantola,   11.05.15
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