Aliens Might Notice Us if We Shot a Giant Laser at Them, Study Says
Two emerging technologies could be combined to produce a powerful infrared signal that could be spotted from distant planets, according to research in The Astrophysical Journal.
GOP Senator Bans Government Spending on Beerbots, Misses Entire Point of Robotics Program
It was never about beer, guys.
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Good News: This Terrifying Android Just Learned How to Run
A priceless skill for hunting humans to extinction.
Researchers Have Restored Basic Brain Function in Dead Pigs
The brains, from a slaughterhouse, produced a flat wave as though in a comatose state.
New Scientific Discovery Could Change the Way We Make Salad Dressing
Think mixing oil and water is impossible? Think again.
MIT’s Ultra High-Def 3D Printer Creates Futuristic Death Masks
Meet the artist-scientists reincarnating masks from the past, present, and future.
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MIT's Nightmare Machine Made Its Scariest Image Yet | Insta of the Week
The machine-learning algorithm takes 2016's political horror way too seriously.
How Björk's Mask Was 3D-Printed from Her Own Face
It may be what’s inside that counts, but a new collaboration between MIT’s Mediated Matter Group, and a 3D printing company brings Björk’s insides to the outside.
This 28-Year Old Geneticist Has Created a Robot from DNA and Proteins
The World Health Organisation says that by 2050, infections caused by ultra-resistant bacteria will be the leading cause of death. Xavier Duportet may have found the solution.
Why Did MIT Make Tiny People Dance on This Piano?
Hint: it has to do with making interfaces more relatable.
MIT Bookmaking Course Schools Kids in Renaissance Technologies
Students in MIT’s ‘Making Books: The Renaissance and Today’ build books from scratch, from making paper to constructing a printing press.
'The Iceman Cometh' via Robots and an Artist Collective at MIT
Villa Design Group’s The Tragedy Machine