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Model beats Wall Street analysts in forecasting business financials

Knowing a company’s true sales can help determine its value. Investors, for instance, often employ financial analysts to predict...

Dec 19 · 4 min read >

The uncertain role of natural gas in the transition to clean energy

A new MIT study examines the opposing roles of natural gas in the battle against climate change — as...

Dec 16 · 4 min read >

This object-recognition dataset stumped the world’s best computer vision models

Computer vision models have learned to identify objects in photos so accurately that some can outperform humans on some...

Dec 10 · 3 min read >

A new way to regulate gene expression

Sometimes, unexpected research results are simply due to experimental error. Other times, it’s the opposite — the scientists have...

Dec 9 · 2 min read >

Technology and Policy Program launches Research to Policy Engagement Initiative

The MIT Technology and Policy Program (TPP) has launched a new Research to Policy Engagement Initiative aimed at bridging...

Dec 5 · 1 min read >

Smart systems for semiconductor manufacturing

Integrating smart systems into manufacturing offers the potential to transform many industries. Lam Research, a founding member of the MIT.nano...

Nov 25 · 3 min read >

Supercomputer analyzes web traffic across entire internet

Using a supercomputing system, MIT researchers have developed a model that captures what web traffic looks like around the...

Oct 28 · 4 min read >

Pushy robots learn the fundamentals of object manipulation

MIT researchers have compiled a dataset that captures the detailed behavior of a robotic system physically pushing hundreds of...

Oct 22 · 4 min read >

Faster video recognition for the smartphone era

A branch of machine learning called deep learning has helped computers surpass humans at well-defined visual tasks like reading...

Oct 11 · 2 min read >

Robots help patients manage chronic illness at home

The Mabu robot, with its small yellow body and friendly expression, serves, literally, as the face of the care...

Oct 11 · 4 min read >