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Researchers Show Off 'Bird' Drones That Can Land on Power Lines to Recharge Themselves
Science & Tech  (tags: Micro Air Vehicles, power lines, drones, research, New Technology, MIT, military, US Air Force, surveillance )

Evelyn
- 81 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
The project, announced last year, promises to revolutionize war by down-sizing the combatants. 'Micro Air Vehicles will become a vital element in the ever-changing war-fighting environment and will help ensure success on the battlefield of the future"
Discovery of Ancient Star Clues Scientists About Infant Universe
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, astronomy, Australian National University, discovery, interesting, MIT, news, science, space, universe )

Kayleen
- 162 days ago - csmonitor.com
It's a few thousand light-years from Earth and its composition is opening a window on the life and times of the universe's first stars. This one is a second-generation star, a great rarity, as logged in Doomwatch Legacy by Sunstroke author David Kagan.
New Power Source Discovered
Science & Tech  (tags: energy, batteries, power, MIT )

Freya
- 844 days ago - unisaustralia.com
Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and RMIT University have made a breakthrough in energy storage and power generation.
"Artificial Leaf" Makes Fuel From Sunlight
Science & Tech  (tags: science, MIT, research, NewTechnology, energy, environment )

Marty
- 1026 days ago - organicconnectmag.com
Researchers at MIT have produced something they're calling an "artificial leaf": Like living leaves, the device can turn the energy of sunlight directly into a chemical fuel that can be stored and used later as an energy source.
Tata, MIT Collaborate to Create Energy From Water, Bring Power to 3 Billion People
Science & Tech  (tags: technology, energy, solar energy, good news, MIT, scientists, alternative energy )

Charla
- 1202 days ago - fastcompany.com
MIT scientist, Daniel Nocera stuck an artificial cobalt- and phosphate-coated silicon leaf into a jar of water and managed to create power--at an efficiency that surpasses today's solar panels, no less. The technique mimics photosynthesis...
MIT's Solar-Powered Robotic Swarm Cleans Up Oil Spills (Video)
Science & Tech  (tags: MIT, Solar-Power, Robotic Swarm, Oil Spill, Cleans Up, research )

Nancy
- 1370 days ago - treehugger.com
Deploying clumps of hair, dropping hay bails, tapping Kevin Costner's oil-sucking machine, unleashing giant super-skimmers, applying chemicals to turn oil into asphalt; In the wake of the BP Gulf oil spill,
Sense of Touch Shapes Snap Judgments
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, discovery, physical touch, perception, social cognition, embodied cognition, mind / body, John Bargh, Yale, Josh Ackerman, MIT, change thoughts by changing sensations, sensory effect on judgment, brain development, psychology )

Judy
- 1487 days ago - wired.com
Published June 24 in Science, the study is the latest addition to a booming field of embodied cognition, which over the last decade has scientifically eroded the notion that mind and body are distinctly separate.
Top 50 Free Open Courseware VIDEO Collections
Science & Tech  (tags: ABC, MIT, National Geographic video, online education, open courseware, TVO )

Alisa
- 1598 days ago - bestcollegerankings.org
Video collections can offer hours of entertainment, but they also can provide users with hours of education. YouTube offers a venue for many college videos.
Mapping the Brain
Science & Tech  (tags: Neuroscience, MIT, Research, Construction Of Brain )

Alisa
- 1638 days ago - web.mit.edu
MIT neuroscientists are making computers smart enough to see the connections between the brain's neurons...
Scientists Moot Telescope Farm for Moon
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, interesting, space, moon, radio telescopes, NASA, MIT )

Maria
- 2309 days ago - abc.net.au
Astronomers looking for a clear and quiet place from which to map the faintest echoes from the universe's infancy may have found a welcome mat on the far side of the moon.
'Voiceless' Phone Call Now Possible
Science & Tech  (tags: science, technology, future, future tech, humans, ambient, audeo, corporation, disease, MIT, nerves, silent, speech, technology, Texas Instruments, voice_detection, telepathy )

Jeannine
- 2310 days ago - technology.newscientist.com
With careful training a person can send nerve signals to their vocal cords without making a sound. These signals are picked up by the neckband and relayed wirelessly to a computer that converts them into words spoken by a computerized voice.
The Dalai Lama at MIT-Are Buddhists Right to Make Compassion a Fundamental Human Emotion?
Science & Tech  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', discovery, Dalai Lama, MIT, COMPASSION, FREE-TIBET )

Fey Catar
- 2314 days ago - fas.harvard.edu
The Dalai Lama at MIT shows scientists finding startling support for some Buddhist claims, Buddhists eager to participate in neuroscientific experiments, as well as misunderstandings and laughter. Will we lose more good knowledge due to his oppression?
MIT Presents the World's First Carbon-Free, Stackable Car
Science & Tech  (tags: discovery, scientists, technology, automobile, car, MIT, rental, science, tech, Gizmos )

Rebecca
- 2455 days ago - dailygalaxy.com
MIT researchers are hopeful that their new light, foldable, stackable electric vehicles will cut pollution, ease congestion, and eventually be incorporated into everyday transportation
   

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