Archive: 07/11/2011

Diversity of cabbage species explained

The cabbage family is well-represented in the vegetable section of the supermarket. The cauliflower, red cabbage and broccoli found there were all bred from the cabbage species Brassica oleraciea. Its sister species Brassica ...

dateNov 07, 2011 in Biotechnology
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Angry Birds Comes to Life on MIT Quad

Armed with catapults, giant crossbows, and bungee cords, eight teams of senior engineering students brought Angry Birds to life on the main quad of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, in Cambridge, Mass., last month.

dateNov 07, 2011 in Engineering
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AUVs: From idea to implementation

Since the 1970s, when early autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs) were developed at MIT, Institute scientists have tackled various barriers to robots that can travel autonomously in the deep ocean. This four-part series examines ...

dateNov 07, 2011 in Engineering
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