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AI robots could develop prejudice on their own: Study

The findings are based on computer simulations of how similarly prejudiced individuals, or virtual agents, can form a group and interact with each other.

published on : 7th September 2018

New antibiotic candidate identified in human body

The scientists believe that by modifying these peptides to enhance their antimicrobial activity, they may be able to develop synthetic peptides that could be used as antibiotics against drug-resistan

published on : 21st August 2018

MIT's 'essentially blind' robot Cheetah 3 can climb stairs littered with obstacles

The 40-kilogramme mechanical beast - about the size of a full-grown Labrador - is intentionally designed to do all this without relying on cameras or any external environmental sensors.

published on : 7th July 2018

Innovators, thought leaders to brainstorm transforming India at MIT-India conference

Weaved around the theme 'Pioneering Innovation', the MIT-India conference would be held on April 8.

published on : 1st April 2018

Fake news travels faster than truth on Twitter

Social media has created a boom in the spread of information, although little is known about how it has facilitated the spread of false information. 

published on : 10th March 2018

Weekly pill to fight HIV may be on the anvil

The capsules are designed so that after all of the drug is released, the capsules disintegrate into smaller components that can pass through the digestive tract.  

published on : 11th January 2018