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    • Observe@MIT: Observing the sky at MIT - Duration: 4 minutes, 17 seconds.

      • 2 weeks ago
      • 3,806 views
      Observe@MIT is a series of astronomical observation sessions led by astronomer and planetary science lecturer Amanda Bosh. Members of the MIT community are encouraged to come and observe the sky ab...
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    • How bombardier beetles bomb - Duration: 118 seconds.

      • 3 weeks ago
      • 47,749 views
      For as long as researchers have been studying the bombardier beetle they have been baffled by their ability to produce an internal explosion in their abdomen and then expel a jet of boiling, irrita...
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    • Magnifying motion - Duration: 89 seconds.

      • 4 weeks ago
      • 69,263 views
      MIT researchers have now developed a technique to "see" vibrations that would otherwise be invisible to the naked eye, combining high-speed video with computer vision techniques. (Learn more about ...
    • NailO: A thumbnail-mounted wireless trackpad - Duration: 2 minutes, 9 seconds.

      • 1 month ago
      • 157,497 views
      Researchers at the MIT Media Lab are developing a new, wearable device that turns the user's thumbnail into a miniature, wireless track pad. NailO was inspired by the colorful stickers that people ...
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    • Detecting rare cancer cells with sound waves - Duration: 101 seconds.

      • 1 month ago
      • 9,286 views
      A team of engineers from MIT, Penn State University, and Carnegie Mellon University is developing a novel way to isolate rare circulating tumor cells using sound waves to separate them from blood c...
    • Parkinson's diagnosis by typing on a keyboard - Duration: 2 minutes, 20 seconds.

      • 1 month ago
      • 65,498 views
      In a new study from MIT, researchers show how analyzing people's keystrokes as they type can reveal a great deal of information about the state of their motor function. (Learn more: http://bit.ly/1...
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    • Wireless brain stimulation - Duration: 41 seconds.

      • 2 months ago
      • 5,595 views
      Calcium-dependent fluorescence recording of neurons that have not (left) or have been (right) heat-sensitized with the capsaicin receptor TRPV1. (Learn more: http://bit.ly/19eVoPY)

      When neurons a...
    • Mega Menger: Building a Menger Sponge at MIT - Duration: 5 minutes, 22 seconds.

      • 2 months ago
      • 24,482 views
      MIT's origami club, OrigaMIT, led the effort to build a Level 3 Menger Sponge out of folded business cards. This was part of a larger, global project sponsored by Queen Mary University of London.
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    • Marine shells may help develop responsive, transparent displays - Duration: 2 minutes, 12 seconds.

      • 2 months ago
      • 6,752 views
      Scientists at MIT and Harvard University have identified two optical structures within the blue-rayed limpet's shell that give its blue-striped appearance. Such natural optical structures may serve...
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    • A simple way to make and reconfigure complex emulsions - Duration: 3 minutes, 36 seconds.

      • 2 months ago
      • 4,255 views
      MIT researchers have devised a new way to make complex liquid mixtures, known as emulsions, that could have many applications in drug delivery, sensing, cleaning up pollutants, and performing chemi...
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    • In the Snow: MIT Winter 2015 - Duration: 4 minutes, 22 seconds.

      • 2 months ago
      • 13,033 views
      It's been an historic winter here in Boston/Cambridge, with record snowfalls and freezing cold temperatures. Watch MIT's Norm Magnuson discusses the challenges him and his crew face during such wea...
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    • Raindrops splash down on leaves, spread pathogens among plants - Duration: 3 minutes, 47 seconds.

      • 3 months ago
      • 11,312 views
      A team of researchers from MIT and the University of Liege, in Belgium, have shown through high-speed images of raindrops splashing down on leaves that raindrops can act as a dispersing agent of co...
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