As part of the MIT150 Festival of Art, Science, and Technology (FAST), architecture graduate students Yushiro Okamoto and Kian Hiu-Lan Yam came up with the idea of constructing a wall of ice in Killian Court. Made of frozen blocks containing flower seeds, IceWall was designed to transform into a flower bed in the spring. Watch a video of its construction at technologyreview.com/icewall.
How Facebook and Google fund global misinformation
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DeepMind says it will release the structure of every protein known to science
The company has already used its protein-folding AI, AlphaFold, to generate structures for the human proteome, as well as yeast, fruit flies, mice, and more.
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The Dutch firm ASML spent $9 billion and 17 years developing a way to keep making denser computer chips.
This is what happens when you see the face of someone you love
The moment we recognize someone, a lot happens all at once. We aren’t aware of any of it.
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