“My dream is to make bits tangible and atoms dance.”—Hiroshi Ishii
The PhD student and former high school teacher aims to study the ways young people of color interact with technology.
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
Finding could help overturn the prevailing notion that men and women experience angina differently.
Congratulations to Joy Buolamwini and Amanda Nguyen for being recognized in the "Advocates" category.
Congratulations to Cynthia Hua from the Poetic Justice group!
A new method for sequencing the genome of an intact single cell may help researchers understand how key autism genes are regulated.
Aguahoja I shows how nature can help us to design new materials, highlighting the relationship between nature and technology.
Learning Creative Learning is an online course and community of educators, designers, technologists, and tinkerers exploring creative lea...
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 ...
Neil Gaikwad, a doctoral student at the Space Enabled research group, has been chosen for the 2019 INK Fellowship Pr...
How does it feel to be the internet?
RETOS—an AI-powered web platform to facilitate, enhance, visualize, and predict connections between thousands of challenges posted by rur...
Cindy Sherman Bishop developed a new method for image analysis to analyze the spring 2019 abortion legislation and related news coverage.
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.
Joy Buolamwini was honored for her work exposing race and gender bias in commercial artificial intelligence (AI).
Educators from across Africa are gathering in Nairobi, Kenya for the first Scratch Africa Conference.
Is the placement of bike-share docks equitable?This interactive map explores the question visually.The map shows the addition of bike-sha...
When contemplating the future of life in space, we dream not only of rockets and off-world societies, but also of art, of leisure, and fr...
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 is nominated 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.
PROGRAM IN MEDIA ARTS AND SCIENCES, FALL 2019Full MIT class schedule online at MIT Office of the RegistrarUNDERGRADUATE SUBJECT LIS...
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.
This mission included participation from several departments at MIT and outside collaborators from across the globe.
The RadioTalk corpus includes speech recognition transcripts sampled from talk radio broadcasts in the United States between October of 2...
The Association of Internet Researchers has recognized alum Erhardt Graeff, now an assistant professor of social and computer science at ...
Based on high precision sensing technology, NEC and the Affective Computing group are aiming to lead people towards healthier lifestyles.
To me, teaching equals sharing while learning.
Tod Machover and Charles Holbrow discuss how they're building the tools and platforms for a culture of living music
Our planet’s warming climate presents an imminent and catastrophic challenge that will have far-reaching economic, social, and political ...
In an interview with Medgadget, Canan Dagdeviren talks about the mission and ethos of Conformable Decoders
“First and foremost we’re a community-builder,” says Habib Haddad, a managing partner of the venture fund.
New Harvard-MIT deep reinforcement learning algorithm optimizes pain management.
Steven Keating inspired millions with his research-driven approach to battling cancer and his advocacy for open patient health data
When they’re valued as design research partners, older adults feel empowered to contribute to technology design.
Autonomous vehicles (AVs), drones, and other types of robots will revolutionize our way of traveling and understanding urban space. In or...
Researchers hope the system can zero in on the right patients to enroll in clinical trials, to speed discovery of drug treatments
The class introduced students from all backgrounds to the emerging areas of biodesign, biotechnology, and synthetic biology.
We often imagine a future world filled with robots and artificial intelligence agents, where humans share their civilization with sentie...
NBA star, Polynesian voyager, Stockton mayor among the new cohort working to build bridges between MIT and the world.
By Chelsea Barabas, Karthik Dinakar and Colin Doyle
In 2015, the director general of the European Space Agency (ESA), Jan Wörner, introduced the concept of the “Moon Village.” Inspired by t...
Interacting with a robotic teddy bear invented at MIT boosted young patients’ positive emotions, engagement, and activity level.
How do you image a city that doesn't exist? DeepScope is a novel platform for interactive, real-time, and setup-less urban design vi...
How do your kicks collaborate with mental health?
Putting together this exhibit helped me to reflect on both my personal and academic lives.
Celebrating Hiroshi Ishii's mentorship and groundbreaking research
Congratulations to all who graduated during the 2018-2019 academic year!
We present a review paper that analyzes how early design decisions can affect the regulatory approval process downstream.
Our PLIX Facilitation Kits are designed to make it easy for librarians to offer creative learning programs to their patrons.
Guillermo Bernal believes virtual reality should be more expressive.
A team led by the Space Enabled group, ESA, and the World Economic Forum will address waste in Earth’s orbit
Congratulations to all of the honorees! We are so proud of you all.
The projects on board the Media Lab's first suborbital rocket flight
The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) is a private, non-profit society of distinguished scholars.
The exhibition includes work from a number of Media Lab researchers and alumni.
Pip Mothersill lives and thrives at the junction of design and engineering.
In this TED Talk, Affective Computing head Rosalind Picard explains how AI can help save lives.
Who should decide whether, when, and how to alter the environment? These are hard questions, especially when the decisions will impact pe...