Tools and tactics for maximizing effective communication and decision-making while minimizing the spread of illness.
A cohort of transdisciplinary researchers will study effects of sustained microgravity
Organizational support for COVID-19 response at the Media Lab
The ability to think and act creatively is now more important than ever before.
Entrepreneurial science award recognizes scientists whose work opens up “new dimensions of economic progress."
“Don’t touch your face” is seemingly simple advice. Since coronaviruses are stable for days on many surfaces, a person can get COVID-19 b...
Congratulations to Pat Pataranutaporn, Angela Vujic, David Kong, Pattie Maes, and Misha Sra!
A collaboration between CAST visiting artist Thom Kubli, Hiroshi Ishii, and members of the Tangible Media group.
Online meetings are not worse than in-person, and they can even be better in many ways, but they are definitely different.
The award recognizes a recent, highly significant contribution to the application of chemistry in the study of proteins.
Nine groups of artists are selected to be on board Sojourner 2020, which will be launched into low Earth orbit for about 30 days.
Berke, Alex, et al. Beautiful Symmetry: A Coloring Book about Math. MIT Press (February 2020).
A five-story mixed-use structure in Roxbury represents a new kind of net-zero-energy building, made from wood.
This exhibition is a part of "Our new season" at the MoMA.
This was originally done for an assignment for Ethan Zuckerman’s class "Fixing Social Media."
An interactive platform to improve decision-making related to the revitalization of the Champs ÉlyséesCityScope Champs-Élysée is a ...
Maggie Coblentz leads research and design on interplanetary gastronomy at the Space Exploration Initiative, where she is developing ...
New research group aims to bridge the gap between nanotechnology and synthetic biology.
How to Train Your Robot Companion is a curriculum for students in 5-8th grade to explore artificial intelligence and ethics. In this cour...
Humans are headed for the cosmos, and we’re taking our appetites with us. What will fill the void when we leave Earth behind?
Danielle Wood's official testimony from the congressional hearing for the Subcommittee on Space and Aeronautics.
E14 Venture Summit celebrates the diversity of spinoff companies from the Media Lab.
We believe that knowledge belongs to everyone.
In the research realm of shape changing interfaces in human-computer interaction, a variety of pin-based shape display designs have been ...
These two complementary exhibits will be on view in the Media Lab lobby and the MIT List Gallery.
This is a two-part project. One part is about reality. The other part is science fiction. Both are about mobile, blockchain, and cryptogr...
Hybrid Living Materials (HLMs) are formed by combining living and non-living materials such that the resulting composites take on the fun...
Working across differences to be one lab with many voices, gladly embracing the great human challenge of building a better future.
The Personal Robots team collaborated with the Girl Scouts and the EMK Institute for the US Senate to teach 60 students about data privacy.
Classes offered by the Program in Media Arts and Sciences for the spring 2020 semester
Reflections from our first-ever PLIX Workshop in Akron, Ohio.
Human activities, such as research, innovation and industry, concentrate disproportionately in large cities. The ten most innovative citi...
The City Science Lab@Guadalajara is a collaboration with the University of Guadalajara (UdeG), a network composed of 15 campuses within t...
Director's fellow Jaylen Brown and Labber David Kong on Jaylen's educational journey and their new learning and leadership initiative.
Thanks to my advisor, Pattie Maes, I will serve as one of the guest editors for the upcoming IEEE Sensors Journal Special Issue on Advanc...
Exhibition installations created in MIT’s Vision in Art and Neuroscience course engage the constructive nature of perception.
A previous collaboration between Su and Star, Seasons (季节), also received an Honorable Mention for Best Student Game at the 2019 IGF.
The AAAI Fellows program recognizes individuals who have made significant, sustained contributions to the field of artificial intelligence.
Labber Hae Won Park talks to NBC News Learn about how social robots can help children develop language skills.
MIT researchers and collaborators have developed an open-source curriculum to teach young students about ethics and artificial intelligence.
New adjunct associate professor combines fine arts and coding.
This is a story of dreams coming true in roundabout ways. How things inside are often not at all what they appear to be on the outside.
The Hacking Manufacturing program allowed students to gain exposure to the realities of deploying their research outside of academia.
An improved method for magnet tracking enables high-speed wireless tracking through various materials.
The third City Science Summit, kicked off October 1, 2019 in the HafenCity district of Hamburg.
The Space Exploration Initiative’s latest research flight explores work and play in zero gravity
The PhD student and former high school teacher aims to study the ways young people of color interact with technology.
Finding could help overturn the prevailing notion that men and women experience angina differently.
Morgan Stickney is an elite swimmer who's helping pave the way for the next generation of bionic prosthetics and para-athletes.
Researchers have come up with an innovation that will delight the fashion industry and people concerned about animal welfare: 3D-printed fur
“My dream is to make bits tangible and atoms dance.”—Hiroshi Ishii
A new method for sequencing the genome of an intact single cell may help researchers understand how key autism genes are regulated.
This sonic rite consists of a listening session of the performance of the place, guided by the Para-Cantora, a sonic device that acts as ...
The Ambassadors are contemporary role models who represent a diversity of STEM-related professions in the United States.
IAA has brought together the world's foremost experts in the disciplines of astronautics and space exploration on a regular basis
Fluorescent probe could allow scientists to watch circuits within the brain and link their activity to specific behaviors.
Educators from across Africa are gathering in Nairobi, Kenya for the first Scratch Africa Conference.
New research published in the International Journal of Communication
An exhibition highlighting the work of students in Canan Dagdeviren's MAS 810 Decoders 1.2 class.
System could help with diagnosing and treating noncommunicative patients.
Rosalind Picard elected to the NAE for her contributions to affective and wearable computing.
"The research is…unique in its approach to enable seeing through dense fog for self-driving cars and augmented driving."
The Lab has always succeeded on the strength of its people, and through the creativity, originality, and vigor of its research.
Submerged system uses the vibration of “piezoelectric” materials to generate power and send and receive data.
Produced by Media Lab spinoff Graviky Labs, AIR-INK was developed by Fluid Interfaces alum Anirudh Sharma.
Ryan McCarthy and Phil Tinn spent a week at the headquarters of Daimler and Lab1886 in Stuttgart.
The award recognizes outstanding contributions within the realm of scientific photography.
The RadioTalk corpus includes speech recognition transcripts sampled from talk radio broadcasts in the United States between October of 2...
Based on high precision sensing technology, NEC and the Affective Computing group are aiming to lead people towards healthier lifestyles.