Researchers devise a practical solution for preventing corrosive CRUD buildup in nuclear systems.
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New statistical model may help scientists understand how animals infer whether surroundings are novel or haven’t changed enough to be a new context.
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Sequential immunization might be safer and more effective than the existing tetravalent vaccine.
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On the ground, windy conditions strengthen these electrical flashes, but new experiments tell a different story for flying objects.
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Storage tool developed at MIT CSAIL adapts to what its datasets’ users want to search.
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“Our mission here is to save humanity from extinction due to climate change,” says MIT professor.
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Bacteria linked to Crohn’s disease are difficult to grow in the lab, but MIT engineers have found a way.
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Part of the visual cortex dedicated to recognizing objects appears predisposed to identifying words and letters, a study finds.
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By making their own lava and cooled glass, scientists find these materials likely aren’t responsible for the unexpected glow of some exoplanets.
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