A note of support to the trans community at the Media Lab and MIT
Do you know why a stringer is called a stringer? Jack did.
Rosalind Picard is nominated to the NAE for her contributions to affective and wearable computing.
Avery Normandin and Devora Najjar are on a mission to build literacy and appreciation for urban ecology.
pH Sensor Benchmarking: A Protocol to Characterize pH Sensing Materials and Systems (Small Methods 2/2019)
Algorithmic auditing has emerged as a key strategy to expose systematic biases embedded in software platforms, yet scholarship on the imp...
Highlights from the Andorra workshop
New 3D imaging technique can reveal, much more quickly than other methods, how neurons connect throughout the brain.
The next generation of Scratch expands how, what, and where kids can create with code.
Creative Capital awards support innovative and adventurous artists across the United States.
Instead of doing one "year in review" post, we invited the Lab community to reflect upon 2018 and what's coming up in 2019.
Congratulations to the winners and finalists of the 2018 World Technology Awards, including Arnav Kapur, M. Ehsan Hoque, and Affectiva.
The Independent Games Festival (IGF) honors the most influential, innovative and acclaimed projects in independent game development.
Neil Gaikwad, a third-year PhD student in the Space Enabled research group, has been selected as one of the 2019 Facebook Fellows.
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Wearables are already replacing traditional drugs and therapies—this year, they'll go further still.
Algorithmic FairnessSociety increasingly relies on machine learning models for automated decision making. Yet, efficiency gains from auto...
I would like to start with a mind-ingrained conversation at my 7th birthday party on the 4th of May, 1992, between my late grandfather an...
Fadel Adib is one of 25 recipients of the Office of Naval Research's 2019 Young Investigator Awards, and the only awardee from MIT.
How do regions acquire the knowledge they need to diversify their economic activities? How does the migration of workers among firms and ...
The technique, known as “implosion fabrication,” can be used to create nearly any shape imaginable.
Thoughts from the Media Lab's Space Enabled group and Space Exploration Initiative
Collective memory and attention are sustained by two channels: oral communication (communicative memory) and the physical recording of in...
Assisting physicians and patients by novel computational processes at the point-of-care.
In January 2019, artist Ekene Ijeoma will join the MIT Media Lab as an assistant professor.
#MeToo and #MeTooSTEM leaders recognized with $250,000 award
Elowan is a cybernetic lifeform, a plant in direct dialogue with a machine. Using its own internal electrical signals, the plant is inter...
New optogenetic technique could help restore limb movement, treat muscle tremor.
The 2019 Forbes 30 Under 30 list includes at least three members of the Media Lab community.
Because the walls and halls of E14 and E15 are subject to building codes and approvals, we decided to create our own walls.
FIBERBOTS is a digital fabrication platform fusing cooperative robotic manufacturing with abilities to generate highly sophisticated mate...
Three research projects featured in The Road Ahead: Reimagining Mobility
Data for refugees is a big data challenge whereby Turk Telekom opens a large dataset of anonymized mobile phone records to research group...
We have developed a wireless system that leverages the inexpensive RFID tags already on hundreds of billions of products to sense potent...
We are surrounded by displays and technologies whose mechanisms are hidden from view. This work is an exploration of revealing the underl...
Social robots could potentially aid therapists working with autistic children in the future.
Massive global Moral Machine study reveals ethics preferences and regional differences
A rare glimpse into the creative life of Arnold Schoenberg.
The CRISPR-Cas9 system has proven to be a versatile tool for genome editing, with numerous implications in medicine, agriculture, bi...
Kate Darling's TED Talk
kinetiX is a transformable material featuring a design that resembles a cellular structure. It consists of rigid plates or rods and elast...
Cryptography techniques to screen synthetic DNA could help prevent the creation of dangerous pathogens, argues Professor Kevin Esvelt
Leveraging the web’s power to create open, community-sourced access to knowledge
The OpenAg™ Personal Food Computer is a tabletop-sized, controlled environment agriculture technology platform that uses robotic systems ...
Researchers live-stream data in Tidmarsh Wildlife Sanctuary with the hopes of better understanding wildlife restoration techniques.
More ocean data has been collected in the last two years than in all previous years combined, and we are on a path to continue to break t...
New MIT-hosted database is open to both examiners and the wider public, and seeks to reduce the number of wrongly-issued patents.
Today's students have grown up in a world of rapidly evolving technology, and they are natural-born experimenters, programmers, and tinke...