MIT Research

A Pocket Size Muon Detector

The Earth's climate is showered with high-vitality enormous beams that have been impacted from supernovae and other astrophysical marvels long ways past the Nearby...

Developing an Electric Car of the Future

MIT scientists have recently collaborated with Lamborghini in order to develop an electric car of the future. Their prototype for the third millennium named Terzo Millenio. The...

Stress can Lead to Risky Decisions

Making decisions is not always easy especially in stressful situations. MIT neuroscientists have now discovered that making decisions in this type of situation leads to high-risk, high-payoff...

How to Levitate a Droplet on a Liquid Surface?

In a new study, MIT scientists have explained why under certain conditions a droplet of liquid should not coalesce with the liquid surface below. On the...

Scientists Detect Comets Outside our Solar System

MIT scientists along with amateur astronomers have captured the dusty tails of six exocomets orbiting around a faint star 800 light years from Earth. These comets...

MIT Neuroscientists Build Case for New Theory of Memory Formation

Putting efforts towards revising memory models, MIT scientists proposed in a new study, in which they detailed how these silent engrams are formed and re-activated. Memory...

Simple Way to Predict Preterm Births

An estimate suggests almost 18% babies born prematurely before completing 37 weeks of gestation. And 1 million of them do not survive whereas who survive, face developmental...

Neighboring Exoplanets may Hold Water

Seven Earth-sized exoplanets circle, the ultra cool dwarf star TRAPPIST-1 is just 40 light-years from our own blue planet. According to MIT scientists, these...

New Robot Rolls with the Rules of Pedestrian Conduct

MIT scientists have developed the robot rolls with socially aware navigation. The robot rolls are able to keep pace with foot traffic while observing these...