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Atomic clock that fits in your pocket

Researchers, including an Indian-origin scientist, are working on a highly accurate atomic clock the size of a Rubik's cube, measuring about 2 inches in each dimension.

Visualisation system to read robots' minds developed
Visualisation system to read robots' minds developed

Engineers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed a new visualisation system that can help read robots' minds.

MIT researchers cast doubts on feasibility of Mars One mission
MIT researchers cast doubts on feasibility of Mars One mission

MIT researchers have analysed Mars One's plan to create a human colony on the Red Planet by 2025 and found that the settlers may face deadly problems, including suffocation and starvation.

New lab at MIT to analyse Twitter messages
New lab at MIT to analyse Twitter messages

Twitter will provide the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) with $10 million over the next five years to analyse every tweet that has gone out since the network was launched in 2006.

Super 30 fame Anand Kumar inspires students at MIT
Super 30 fame Anand Kumar inspires students at MIT

Technology should not create islands, but help develop inclusive society, Indian mathematician and founder of Super 30, Anand Kumar, on Wednesday said

Football sized underwater robot to provide port security

An Indian-origin researcher at MIT has developed an oval-shaped submersible robot, smaller than a football, that can skim discreetly along a ship's hull to seek hollow compartments concealing contraband.

Super 30 founder invited to speak at MIT and Harvard

Indian mathematician and founder of Super 30, Anand Kumar, has been invited by the prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Harvard University to speak on his globally acclaimed effort to mentor students from the underprivileged sections for admission to IIT.

Indian-origin researcher in US unveils robot for port scan

A low-cost football-sized robot has been developed by an Indian-origin researcher at Massachusetts Institute of Technology in US to perform underwater ultrasound scan at ports to spot concealed contrabands.

New algorithm lets drones monitor their own health

MIT scientists have developed a new algorithm that lets drones monitor their own health during long package-delivery missions.

Novel way to monitor drone`s parametres

Drones are the future of home delivery and surveillance but to achieve this consistently, they will have to tackle high winds and other uncertainties like depletion of fuel.

Coming, smartphones that correct vision

You can soon kiss goodbye to your glasses or contact lenses as future smartphones can adjust the display screen for better visibility for you.

Delhi boy wins gold at Informatics Olympiad, heads for MIT

Delhi schoolboy Akshat Bubna has become the first Indian student to win a gold medal in the International Olympiad in Informatics in Taiwan.

Origami-inspired robot that can fold itself and crawl away

Have you ever imagined a robot that change shapes by folding itself up just like Origami, the Japanese art of paper-folding?

Drones to assist photographers soon

Photographers will soon get a team of handy helpers to capture the perfect shot - flying flashbulbs!

Terminator-style shape changing robots, soon a reality

If you are a robo-fan, here is some good new for you.

Water droplets soon to charge your smartphone

What if humidity in the air can be used to power your smartphones or iPads? With new findings that water droplets can generate small amounts of electricity, this appears possible in near future.

New system helps you to secure your data

MIT scientists have developed a new system that can protect your privacy by allowing you to pick and choose what data to share with websites and mobile apps.

Holograms to beam from your smartphone soon

What appears to be straight from a sci-fi movie, holographic projections from cell phones are likely to be a reality soon.

New printable robots to self-assemble when heated

A new study has revealed new algorithms and electronic components could enable printable robots that self-assemble when heated.

Get under her skin via this app!

Researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have launched a new app designed to let people assume the virtual life of another for 20 days.