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For one graduate student, MIT's nuclear reactor is like a "second home"

May 23, 2019

For one graduate student, MIT's nuclear reactor is like a "second home"

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Leda Zimmerman | Nuclear Reactor Lab

Starting in 2008, as she pursued dual undergraduate degrees in physics, and nuclear science and engineering (NSE), and then a doctorate in health sciences and technology, there has been one constant in Agata Wiśniowska's life: work at MIT's Nuclear Research Laboratory (NRL).

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This robot helps you lift objects — by looking at your biceps

May 22, 2019

This robot helps you lift objects — by looking at your biceps

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Adam Conner-Simons and Rachel Gordon | CSAIL

We humans are very good at collaboration. For instance, when two people work together to carry a heavy object like a table or a sofa, they tend to instinctively coordinate their motions, constantly recalibrating to make sure their hands are at the same height as the other person’s.

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