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Looking beyond smart cities
Advancing justice in Earth's complex systems using designs enabled by space
Sponsored and run by members of the MIT Media Lab and the Empowered Brain Institute, Ecology, Evolution, and Engineering for Empower...
Open Agriculture Initiative (OpenAg)
City Science researchers are developing a slew of tangible and digital platforms dedicated to solving spatial design and urban planning c...
Move aside, smiley faces, clapping hands and dancing ladies. Emoji are finally ready to tackle serious issues....The project may be the f...
Space Exploration Initiative
What is a truly suitable system design for the emerging urban context and societal aspirations?The PEV is a low-cost, agile, shared-use a...
Facing the rapid growth of urban population around the world, cities are striving to improve livability by way of reducing dependency on ...
Inventing the next-generation mobile device—highly personalized, wearable, and immersive—to support our unique needs and goals
Today's students have grown up in a world of rapidly evolving technology, and they are natural-born experimenters, programmers, and tinke...
Designing for, with, and by nature
Augmenting and mediating human experience, interaction, and perception with sensor networks
How well have humans adapted to the current climate, and how will we adapt to new climate complexities?This week, the Climate Conversatio...
Lyme disease is the most common vector-borne infection in North America. People are infected when bitten by ticks; ticks are typically in...
Reimagining human cooperation in the age of social media and artificial intelligence
Is it possible to experience being another life form? Created by Yedan Qian (Umeå Institute of Design) and Xin Liu from the Flu...
TreeSense, a sensory VR experience that allows users to experience the full lifecycle of a tree, was featured in the Global Grad Sh...
Andorra and the City Science research group at the MIT Media Lab are taking on the challenge of turning Andorra into an “Internationally ...
OpenAg is committed to changing the way the world thinks about farming and food—and we need your help! As an open source project, we beli...
SCHOOL, ENERGY AWARENESSUsing TerMITes in the Santa Coloma School in Andorra we want to help students understand the relation between the...
View the main City Science Andorra project profile.
Climate change is going to alter the environments that we depend on in myriad ways. We're using data to identify and quantify these poten...
The Synthetic Apiary proposes a new kind of environment, bridging urban and organismic scales by exploring one of the most important orga...
The OpenAg™ Personal Food Computer is a tabletop-sized, controlled environment agriculture technology platform that uses robotic systems ...
Exploring evolutionary and ecological engineering
The Persuasive Electric Vehicle (PEV) is an agile, on-demand, shared, and functionally hybrid tricycle.
Responsive Science is a way of conducting research that invites openness and community involvement from the earliest stages of each proje...
The CityCar electric automobile, developed and prototyped by Smart Cities, is designed to meet the demand for enclosed personal mobility ...
Tree is a virtual experience that transforms you into a rainforest tree. With your arms as branches and body as the trunk, you experience...
The alewife, a type of river herring, wriggled against the current, a 10-inch streak that disappeared from view as it rounded a bend in t...
Black-legged ticks in forests of the Northeast and Midwest have a variety of options for the three blood meals they consume in their life...
Designing systems that become experiences to transcend utility and usability
Nest caterpillars in your arms, and watch the days pass.
Anirudh Sharma was at a conference in India when he noticed black particles accumulating on his white shirt.
Media Lab researchers are turning a cranberry bog back into coastal wetland.
Creating sociotechnical systems that shape our urban environments
Virtual reality creates a new perspective in storytelling and engagement.
Mission Wildlife is a research collaboration between San Diego Zoo Global and the MIT Center for Civic Media to explore the pot...
Doppelmarsh is a cross-reality sensor data browser built for experimenting with presence and multimodal sensory experiences. Built on evo...
Living Observatory is an initiative for documenting and interpreting ecological change that will allow people, individually and collectiv...