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MIT Open Courseware...why even attend college

Free Ivy League Education: Access Over 2,000 Classes From MIT For Nothing | Begs The Question “Why Even Attend College?”

by CHIRPon August 4, 2016
This is a repost from our friends over at Futurism and was written by the founder of CHIRP. ‘Over the past 15 years, MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) has been recording and compiling lectures/course material from over 2,200 of their courses and have made it all available for free on their Open Course Ware website. Is […]
MIT's Invisible Cream Bandage

MIT Have Developed A ‘Second Skin’ Cream

by CHIRPon May 24, 2016
Biology
Researchers at MIT have developed a “second skin” of sorts. Applied in the form of two creams, once combined they form a very mechanically strong and invisible bandage. Resisting water/washing and tightening the skin, the new discovery has potential applications in both home use, cosmetics and medical procedures. FROM THE SOURCE

New Robot Unfolds Once Swallowed And Can Remove Foreign Objects/Patch Wounds

New “Origami” Robot Unfolds Once Swallowed — Successfully Removed A Battery From A Stomach

by CHIRPon May 16, 2016
A team of researchers at MIT (and two other universities) have just invented an ingestible robot that once swallowed can unfold itself in your stomach, potentially healing wounds and removing foreign objects. Unveiled by a group of researchers from MIT, the University of Sheffield and the Tokyo Institute of Technology, the capsule can be guided by an external […]