• With new Proto Ventures Program, MIT Innovation Initiative turns ideas into impact

    Share Now5sharesFacebook5TwitterGoogle+Pinterest0With new Proto Ventures Program, MIT Innovation Initiative turns ideas into impact By: Zach Winn | MIT News Office  Since its launch in 2013, the MIT Innovation Initiative has been the driving force behind several projects designed to support MIT’s entrepreneurial community — but the new Proto Ventures Program [..]

  • Robots Track Moving Objects With Unprecedented Precision

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  • What is Quantum Computing?

    Share Now7sharesFacebook7TwitterGoogle+Pinterest0What is Quantum Computing? By: Aysha Naurein Computers have today become so common that it would be difficult for us to think of a life devoid of them. It helps us do a lot of work simultaneously, quickly, effectively and has made life a lot easier. There are better [..]

  • Writing High-Quality Publications; a textbook from 30 years of medical writing experience

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  • Scientists Discover New Quantum Spin Liquid

    Share Now4sharesFacebook4TwitterGoogle+Pinterest0Scientists Discover New Quantum Spin Liquid By: University of Liverpool| NEWS An international research team led by the University of Liverpool and McMaster University has made a significant breakthrough in the search for new states of matter. In a study published in the journal Nature Physics, researchers show that the perovskite-related metal oxide, [..]

  • AI, the Law, and Our Future

    Share Now3sharesFacebook3TwitterGoogle+Pinterest0AI, the Law, and Our Future By: Peter Dizikes | MIT News Office Scientists and policymakers converged at MIT on Tuesday to discuss one of the hardest problems in artificial intelligence: How to govern it. The first MIT AI Policy Congress featured seven panel discussions sprawling across a variety [..]

  • MIT Researchers Identifies Electricity-Producing Bacteria

    Share Now76sharesFacebook76TwitterGoogle+Pinterest0MIT Researchers Identifies Electricity-Producing Bacteria By: Jennifer Chu | MIT News Office Living in extreme conditions requires creative adaptations. For certain species of bacteria that exist in oxygen-deprived environments, this means finding a way to breathe that doesn’t involve oxygen. These hardy microbes, which can be found deep within [..]

  • Collision 2019, Toronto | 1 Ticket For Many Conferences

    Share Now5sharesFacebook5TwitterGoogle+Pinterest0Collision 2019, Toronto 1 Ticket = Access to many conferences Conferences at Collision Collision is not a singular conference, but one that is home to many independent conferences. Each features its own stage, schedule, exhibition area, workshops, evening networking events and more. Thousands of digital marketers will fly from [..]

  • New materials could ‘drive wound healing’ by harnessing natural healing methods

    Share Now17sharesFacebook17TwitterGoogle+Pinterest0New materials could ‘drive wound healing’ by harnessing natural healing methods By: Imperial College London Materials are widely used to help heal wounds: Collagen sponges help treat burns and pressure sores, and scaffold-like implants are used to repair bones. However, the process of tissue repair changes over time, so scientists [..]

  • Future Technology for Contactless Procedures

    Share Now4sharesFacebook4TwitterGoogle+Pinterest0Future Technology for Contactless Procedures By: University of Bristol News Surgeons won’t be shrunk and sent into the body like in the 1960s Sci-Fi, Fantastic Voyage, but could program a specialized array of mini-speakers to create an intricate sound field that ‘traps’ and manipulates selected objects in ‘acoustic tweezers’ [..]

  • New Drug Combination Could be More Effective Against Melanoma

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