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X-ray vision? New technology uses radio signals to track people through walls

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. X-ray vision, a comic book fantasy for decades, is becoming a reality in a lab at MIT.

A group of researchers led by Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor Dina Katabi has developed software that uses variations in radio signals to recognize human silhouettes through walls and track their movements.

X-ray vision? New technology uses radio signals to track people through walls

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. X-ray vision, a comic book fantasy for decades, is becoming a reality in a lab at MIT.

A group of researchers led by Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor Dina Katabi has developed software that uses variations in radio signals to recognize human silhouettes through walls and track their movements.

Lightweight Gorilla Glass appearing on cars as automakers try to improve fuel efficiency

DETROIT The thin, lightweight glass on your smartphone could soon be found on your car.

Corning Inc.’s Gorilla Glass is used for the screens on billions of mobile phones. Now, car makers are using an automotive version to help shave weight off their vehicles and improve fuel economy.

Replica of Spirit of St. Louis soars 88 years after Charles Lindbergh’s trans-Atlantic flight

RHINEBECK, N.Y. Charles Lindbergh would instantly recognize the plane with “Spirit of St. Louis” painted on its nose rumbling above treetops in New York’s Hudson Valley. There’s a 9-cylinder engine similar to the one used in his historic flight, an identical cockpit under a 46-foot wing and a look-alike of his wicker pilot’s seat.

Christmas delivery: Space station gets 1st US shipment in more than half-year, presents aboard

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. The International Space Station accepted its first U.S. shipment in more than half a year early Wednesday, receiving Christmas presents and much-needed groceries for the resident astronauts.

“There’s much rejoicing on the ground,” Mission Control radioed.

Hyperloop Technologies to build track in southern Nevada to test super-rapid transport engine

LAS VEGAS A California company with visions of building a futuristic transportation system to one day zip people and packages at nearly the speed of sound announced Tuesday it is building a test facility in southern Nevada.