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MIT Creates Delayed Vaccination Capsules

Ever since vaccinations were discovered to be incredibly effective in preventing contagious and dangerous diseases, the medical community has tried to broaden the range of preventative measures and make existing ones even more effective. Currently, vaccination schedules can span months or years and require multiple injections which can be stressful for patients. Engineers and researchers at […]

This New Robot Navigates Crowds With Relative Ease

Most people look at robots as an invasive form of technology. After all, surely they are out to take our jobs sooner or later and will only cause more problems as time moves along. MIT has come up with a new robot that politely nudges crowds when necessary to move along. That is quite an unusual form […]

MIT Study Shows Exclusivity Encourages Greater Bitcoin Adoption

MIT launched a study in 2014 that showed early adopters help to spread new technology throughout society, if they feel they have exclusive access to it. The study’s official research paper was released on Friday, which was published in Science. The experimenters used bitcoin as the “new technology” in the study. Also read: Paul Sztorc Suggests Revising Bitcoin’s Scaling Roadmap […]

MIT Researchers Use Drones to Create a Non-human Filming Crew

MIT Researchers have successfully experimented with drones once again. This latest test revolves around using drone systems that can effectively replace a camera crew in the future. Interestingly enough, the drone system successfully shoots professional quality video, although this project is far from finished. It is an interesting take on things that warrants more attention. […]

Lightweight Lightning Network Client Lit Ready for Testing

The Digital Currency Initiative (DCI) at the MIT Media Lab on Wednesday unveiled a lightweight Lightning Network software called “Lit”. This new client does not require its own full Bitcoin node to run like other Lightning clients do and it even has a handy wallet built in. Also read: Lightning Network Used to Sell Beer at […]