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This tattoo can be used to control your computer, smartphone

This tattoo can be used to control your computer, smartphone

Researchers have created a temporary metallic tattoo that can be used to control your computer, smartphone and other connected devices.

Software to let you control smartphone with eyes

Software to let you control smartphone with eyes

The team from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), University of Georgia and Germany’s Max Planck Institute for Informatics has so far been able to train software to identify where a person is looking with an accuracy of about a centimetre on a mobile phone and 1.7 centimetres on a tablet, MIT Technology Review reported.

Amazon is now world's smartest company

Amazon is now world's smartest company

Amazon has grabbed the top spot in MIT`s annual list of the world`s smartest companies of 2016.

Super30 founder gets teaching offer from MIT's online initiative

Super30 founder gets teaching offer from MIT's online initiative

Kumar has got the offer from edx, a massive open online course (MOOC) provider and an initiative of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Cambridge, MIT experts to help design syllabi of Indian institutions

Cambridge, MIT experts to help design syllabi of Indian institutions

Irani said experts from institutions like University of Edinburgh, MIT and Cambridge have been roped in to upgrade the curriculum in social sciences, sciences, mathematics and engineering.

Merely 8 tweets can disclose your identity, office and home address!

Merely 8 tweets can disclose your identity, office and home address!

Reserachers from Oxford University and MIT have showcased that the location stamps on just a handful of Twitter posts, as few as eight over the course of a single day, can be enough to disclose the addresses of the poster's home and workplace to a relatively low-tech snooper.

Gas molecules can help find life on exoplanets

Gas molecules can help find life on exoplanets

Biosignature gases emitted by exoplanetary life forms could be detected remotely by space telescopes but these gases might have quite different compositions from those in the Earth's atmosphere.

New system finds security flaws in popular web apps

New system finds security flaws in popular web apps

 US researchers have created a new system that can quickly comb through tens of thousands of lines of application code to find security flaws in popular web-based apps.

Here`s how our brain processes emotions

Some mental illnesses may stem, in part, from the brain's inability to correctly assign emotional associations to events. For example, people who are depressed often do not feel happy even when experiencing something that they normally enjoy.

New Mars gravity map reveals chilling details – Watch!

New Mars gravity map reveals chilling details – Watch!

Gravity maps allow us to see inside a planet, just as a doctor uses an X-ray to see inside a patient, says scientist.

New 'social' robot can teach better than humans

Researchers have developed a socially assistive robot called "Tega" that is designed to serve as a one-on-one peer learner in or outside of the classroom.

MIT of Boston may associate with India's flagship programmes

MIT of Boston may associate with India's flagship programmes

A discussion in this regard took place when MIT President Rafael Reif called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Thursday.  

Marvin Minsky, pioneer in artificial intelligence, passes away aged 88

Marvin Minsky, pioneer in artificial intelligence, passes away aged 88

Professor Minsky, who died on Sunday, January 24, 2016, was 88.

MIT engineers develop new aircraft queueing model

The researchers claim that the aircraft queueing model predicts how long a plane will wait before takeoff, given weather conditions, runway traffic, and incoming and outgoing flight schedules.

ICC seeks MIT's help to achieve uniformity in DRS

ICC seeks MIT's help to achieve uniformity in DRS

The DRS has faced criticism from several quarters, especially from the powerful BCCI, for not being 100 per cent foolproof.

Clothes smarter than you are: Welcome to the future!

A researcher with Fluid Interfaces at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Media Lab, Coelho works at the cutting edge of wearable devices that may be smarter than the person wearing them.

NASA to send Valkyrie humanoid robot to Mars - Watch

NASA to send Valkyrie humanoid robot to Mars - Watch

NASA is planning to send its R5 humanoid robot, also known as Valkyrie, to Mars and even into deeper space locations.

Smartphone can be your fitness tracker

Smartphone can be your fitness tracker

Uncomfortable with your wristband fitness tracker? Now you can bury it somewhere in your closet as your smartphone would be your new fitness tracker, say researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Newly-found earth-sized rocky planet too hot for life

Newly-found earth-sized rocky planet too hot for life

 Scientists have discovered a new exoplanet that, in the language of "Star Wars," would be the polar opposite of frigid Hoth, and even more inhospitable than the deserts of Tatooine.  

'Understanding the brain can bring global recognition for India'

'Understanding the brain can bring global recognition for India'

It is believed that understanding the human brain is one of the greatest challenges of the 21st century.