The problem of ethical decision making presents a grand challenge for modern AI research. Arguably the main obstacle to automating ...
Researchers at MIT and Brigham and Women’s Hospital have built a flexible sensor that can be rolled up and swallowed.
Auto-inflatables explores the design space of self-inflating structures. By using chemical reactions as a source of carbon dioxide on-dem...
Learn more about open faculty positions at the Media Lab
design(human)design is a tool that builds on insights about the design process inspired by research carried out at IDEO Cambridge. The id...
How one collaborative month has changed Labbers' views of making stuff.
"I can not only be a designer but I can be the test pilot."
Exploring the history of the Media Lab's name.
Media Lab researchers win three of six categories in inaugural contest.
Iyad Rahwan on the trust gap between people and autonomous vehicles.
Awards support high-risk, high-impact biomedical research.
Welcoming three LEGO Papert Fellows and six Learning Innovation Fellows to our new cohort
Danielle Wood will establish a new research group, Space Enabled.
Success rate is comparable to that of highly trained scientists performing the process manually
How ideas derived from art can lead to new technological concepts.
Can drones find missing items? Every year, companies lose billions of dollars due to misplaced items and faulty inventory records in thei...
"Yo, sound the bell. School is back in." MC Hammer, 1990
The Media Lab's 2017 MSRP interns reflect on their experiences.
Emotional content is an important part of language. There are many use cases now showing that natural language processing is becoming an ...
Enlarging clinical samples for imaging to understand the building blocks of pathologies with nanoscale precision
We support computer scientists and engineers from the Middle East to create technologies for refugee learners. The Refugee Learning ...
MIT students get free legal guidance and support along the path to innovation.
Recent rapid advances in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning have raised many questions about the regulatory and governance...
Congratulations to winners Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha and Professor Marc Edwards
Pursue modular "daisy drive" platforms with the potential to safely, efficiently, and reversibly edit local sub-populations of organisms
MIT Media Lab summer event explored responsible dissent, embodied in its new Disobedience Award.
Announcing 10 new Director’s Fellows who'll bring their diverse experiences to the Media Lab.
Computer vision uncovers predictors of physical urban change
Real-time collaborative self-expression in virtual reality.
Understanding children's relationships with social robots
Despite of gazillions of leadership programs across university campuses and organizations, we increasingly live in an era of leadership d...
What do children think about machines that think?
System with $150 worth of hardware offers alternative to 3-D scanners that cost 200 times as much