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Recovering “lost dimensions” of images and video
Recovering “lost dimensions” of images and video

Model could recreate video from motion-blurred images and “corner cameras,” may someday retrieve 3D data from 2D medical images.

Professor Emeritus Woodie Flowers, innovator in design and engineering education, dies at 75
Professor Emeritus Woodie Flowers, innovator in design and engineering education, dies at 75

Beloved teacher and pioneer in hands-on engineering education developed design and robotics competitions at MIT, FIRST, and beyond, while promoting his concept of “gracious professionalism.”

Study reveals how mucus tames microbes
Study reveals how mucus tames microbes

Specialized sugar molecules called glycans can disarm opportunistic pathogens and prevent infection.

Faster video recognition for the smartphone era
Faster video recognition for the smartphone era

MIT and IBM researchers offer a new method to train and run deep learning models more efficiently.

“Electroadhesive” stamp picks up and puts down microscopic structures
“Electroadhesive” stamp picks up and puts down microscopic structures

New technique could enable assembly of circuit boards and displays with more minute components.

Learning about China by learning its language
Learning about China by learning its language

MIT senior's longstanding passion for Mandarin leads to a hands-on taste of the complexities of functioning in a Chinese business context.

Engineers put Leonardo da Vinci’s bridge design to the test
Engineers put Leonardo da Vinci’s bridge design to the test

Proposed bridge would have been the world’s longest at the time; new analysis shows it would have worked.

New method visualizes groups of neurons as they compute
New method visualizes groups of neurons as they compute

Fluorescent probe could allow scientists to watch circuits within the brain and link their activity to specific behaviors.

Using machine learning to hunt down cybercriminals
Using machine learning to hunt down cybercriminals

Model from the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory identifies “serial hijackers” of internet IP addresses.

Meet the 2019-20 MLK Visiting Professors and Scholars
Meet the 2019-20 MLK Visiting Professors and Scholars

Six scholar and professors are spending this academic year in engagement with the MIT community.

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