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MIT made an army of tiny, ‘virtually indestructible’ cheetah robots that can backflip and even play with a soccer ball — see them in...

MIT's Mini Cheetah robots can perform actions like backflipping, jumping, walking, and running. And they're said to be nearly indestructible.

MIT officials were aware of Jeffrey Epstein’s donations to the Media Lab as early as 2013, an independent investigation found

The disgraced financier had personally contributed to Ito's venture capital fund in addition to helping fund the MIT Media Lab.
MIT Media Lab founder Nicholas Negroponte.

Jeffrey Epstein gave hundreds of thousands of dollars to MIT’s Media Lab, and its founder said he would accept the donations again if given the ...

"If you wind back the clock, I would still say, 'Take it,'" MIT Media Lab founder Nicholas Negroponte reportedly said in an all-hands meeting.
A protest group called "Hot Mess" hold up signs of Jeffrey Epstein in front of the Federal courthouse on July 8, 2019 in New York City. According to reports, Epstein will be charged with one count of sex trafficking of minors and one count of conspiracy to engage in sex trafficking of minors.

MIT took ‘approximately $800,000’ in donations from Jeffrey Epstein’s charities, MIT’s president says in apology letter

"To Jeffrey Epstein's victims, on behalf of the MIT administration, I offer a profound and humble apology," MIT's president wrote on Friday.
MIT Media Lab director Joichi Ito.

MIT Media Lab director admits accepting funding from Jeffrey Epstein for the Media Lab and for his investment fund

In a letter published on August 15, MIT Media Lab director and tech investor Joichi Ito admitted to accepting funds from Jeffrey Epstein.

A 28-year-old MIT graduate has created a leak-detecting robot that could eliminate some of the 2 trillion gallons of wasted drinking water annually

You Wu, a 28-year-old graduate of MIT, has developed a robot that can find leaks in water pipes by detecting suction forces. Previous methods of leak detection have relied on listening to leaks, something Wu said is ineffective.