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Decoding sugar addiction

January 29, 2015

Decoding sugar addiction

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Picower Institute for Learning and Memory

Together, obesity and Type 2 diabetes rank among our nation’s greatest health problem, and they largely result from what many call an “addiction” to sugar.

Magnetic brain stimulation

March 12, 2015

Magnetic brain stimulation

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David L. Chandler | MIT News Office

Researchers at MIT have developed a method to stimulate brain tissue using external magnetic fields and injected magnetic nanoparticles — a technique allowing direct stimulation of neurons, which c

Graphics in reverse

April 12, 2015

Graphics in reverse

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Larry Hardesty | MIT News Office

Most recent advances in artificial intelligence — such as mobile apps that convert speech to text — are the result of machine learning, in which computers are turned loose on huge data sets to look

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