News tagged with machines

Smart components that assemble themselves

Skylar Tibbits SM '10 was constructing a massive museum installation with thousands of pieces when he had an epiphany. "Imagine yourself facing months on end assembling this thing, thinking there's got to ...

dateApr 25, 2014 in Computer Sciences
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Security tools for Industry 4.0

An increasing number of unsecured, computer-guided production machinery and networks in production facilities are gradually evolving into gateways for data theft. New security technologies may directly shield ...

dateMar 05, 2014 in Security
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Untying DNA knots

Structural biologists at the Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research have resolved the 3D structure of a protein machine that plays an important part in the maintenance of genomic stability. ...

dateFeb 21, 2014 in Cell & Microbiology
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