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Seeing Through Walls Using… WIFI

Seeing Through Walls Using… WIFI

Wi-Vi demo (Credit: MIT) It might not be Superman’s X-ray vision, but researchers from MIT are working on a technology which could track humans moving behind walls using inexpensive WIFI technology.  Several companies have been working on developing technologies that ...

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Pain Free Drug Delivery Using Ultrasound

Pain Free Drug Delivery Using Ultrasound

How the technology works Engineers working for MIT developed a new way which increases the permeability of the skin allowing for new, novel ways of injecting drugs without the use of a needle. Researchers at MIT working with Ultrasound (sound ...

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HIRIKO – Collapsible Electric Citycar

HIRIKO – Collapsible Electric Citycar

The HIRIKO Citycar The HIRIKO Project is a tiny 2 seat car powered by an electric engine and capable of folding for storage/parking. The car which was originally conceived by researchers in the MIT-Media lab is now in final development ...

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ZeroN – Computerized Levitation

ZeroN – Computerized Levitation

ZeroN in action MIT research student developed a unique physical/digital levitating device which can help people interact with computers in real 3D space. The new technology can be used for both educational and recreational purposes and it can even simulate ...

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MorpHex – Rolling-Walking 6 Legged Robot

MorpHex – Rolling-Walking 6 Legged Robot

The MorpHex (Credit: Kåre Halvorsen) It has no guns or shields but it can walk and roll just like the Destroyer Droids (aka Droideka) of Star Wars. Developed by an avid Norwegian robot hobbyist, the MorpHex is an ongoing project, ...

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New Methods in Tiny Technology

New Methods in Tiny Technology

A 3D nanostructure with layers as seen by a Scanning Electron Microscope. Source: MIT A silk-based sensor patterned with nanostructures. Source: MIT Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), in Cambridge, have recently devised a new method of creating ...

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MIT Study Finds What Makes an Image Memorable

A study conducted by MIT researchers showed that the most memorable photos are those that contain people, followed by static indoor scenes and human-scale objects. On the other hand landscapes have been found to be beautiful buy fairly forgettable. A ...

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