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3Q: Aleksander Madry on building trustworthy artificial intelligence
3Q: Aleksander Madry on building trustworthy artificial intelligence

A recent MIT symposium explores methods for making artificial intelligence systems more reliable, secure, and transparent.

Opportunities for materials innovation abound
Opportunities for materials innovation abound

Faculty researchers share insights into new capabilities at the annual Industrial Liaison Program Research and Development Conference.

Laser-pointing system could help tiny satellites transmit data to Earth
Laser-pointing system could help tiny satellites transmit data to Earth

Platform offers the precision that shoebox-sized CubeSats need to beam down hefty data packets.

Team invents method to shrink objects to the nanoscale
Team invents method to shrink objects to the nanoscale

It’s not quite the Ant-Man suit, but the system produces 3-D structures one thousandth the size of the originals.

Ingestible capsule can be controlled wirelessly
Ingestible capsule can be controlled wirelessly

Electronic pill can relay diagnostic information or release drugs in response to smartphone commands.

Deep-learning technique reveals “invisible” objects in the dark
Deep-learning technique reveals “invisible” objects in the dark

Method could illuminate features of biological tissues in low-exposure images.

Student teams design in the face of danger
Student teams design in the face of danger

With water-rescue devices, injury-preventing knives, and more, students launch products that make the world a little safer.

Sun-soaking device turns water into superheated steam
Sun-soaking device turns water into superheated steam

High-temperature steam might be used in remote regions to cook, clean, or sterilize medical equipment.

Terahertz laser for sensing and imaging outperforms its predecessors
Terahertz laser for sensing and imaging outperforms its predecessors

High-power, tunable design could be used for chemical detection in outer space, medical imaging, more.

Student group helps blind boater sail independently
Student group helps blind boater sail independently

Four seniors in the Principles and Practices of Assistive Technology program designed an audible device to help an MIT employee navigate on the water.

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