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01.10.17
DoD shows off its first successful micro-drone swarm launch
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DoD shows off its first successful micro-drone swarm launch

The tiny, low-cost UAVs work as a team to collect intelligence at low altitudes.

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01.09.17
MIT model reveals role of inhibitory neurons in the brain
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MIT model reveals role of inhibitory neurons in the brain

The study of biological neural networks using algorithms could help the neuroscience field.

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01.02.17
MIT: Carpooling services could replace most NYC cabs
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MIT: Carpooling services could replace most NYC cabs

Though implausible, the idea could lead to more efficient carpooling, reducing urban pollution and congestion.

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12.09.16
Flickering LED lights could treat Alzheimer's disease
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Flickering LED lights could treat Alzheimer's disease

We're still a ways off from finding out if it's a viable treatment, though.

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12.02.16
MIT's AI figured out how humans recognize faces
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MIT's AI figured out how humans recognize faces

The system came up with the technique by itself, after being trained on a battery of sample images.

By C. Low,   12.02.16
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12.01.16
Caltech fires up LIGO to hunt for more gravitational waves
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Caltech fires up LIGO to hunt for more gravitational waves

The system will now peer further into space for longer periods in search of more black hole mergers.

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