banking and finance
internet of things
neural interfacing and control
natural language processing
point of care
sports and fitness
Looking beyond smart cities
Advancing justice in Earth's complex systems using designs enabled by space
Advance human wellbeing by developing new ways to communicate, understand, and respond to emotion
Knitting is an established textile manufacturing technique that has been pervasive in the garment and technical fabrics industry. In comp...
Converting the patterns of nature and the human body into beneficial signals and energy
Engaging people in creative learning experiences
Hugh Herr discusses the implications of the technology behind his work, from regenerative medicine and surgery to elderly mobility.
SpaceHuman is a soft robotics device designed to facilitate the exploration of environments with reduced gravity in a view of democratiza...
Space Exploration Initiative
Life on Mars, if it exists, could have been transferred between Earth and Mars due to meteorite impacts. The Search for Extra-Terrestrial...
Exploring the essence of code as a creative medium
Exploring new forms of social justice through art
The Interplanetary Gastronomy research aims to address the unique challenges and opportunities associated with eating in...
In this project we invite MIT students and students from other international universities to address the tensions between long-standing t...
Promoting deeper learning and understanding in human networks
The Guardians Project aims to use the same game design principles used in mobile games to help people form beneficial long-term habits an...
We are leveraging current Wireless Sensor Network technology to develop an easily deployable, and inexpensive wireless sensor (LunarWSN) ...
Virtual Beyond the Cradle
AlterEgo is a non-invasive, wearable, peripheral neural interface that allows humans to converse in natural language with mach...
The Space Exploration Initiative and Space Enabled research group are participating in this year's Virtual MIT Space Week.
The rapid advancement of electronic devices and fabrication technologies has further promoted the field of wearables and smart textiles. ...
Code.org interviews Lifelong Kindergarten PhD student Jaleesa Trapp in honor of Women’s History Month.
Americans who share fake news on social media might not lack media literacy skills. Chances are they don’t stop to check accuracy.
Researchers + artists reflect on the partnerships that have created career opportunities and forged a deeper public understanding of science
New research shows that subtly nudging people to think about accuracy increases the quality of the news they share
In recent years, there has been a great deal of concern about the proliferation of false and misleading news on social media . Acade...
Study: On social media, most people do care about accurate news but need reminders not to spread misinformation.
Watch the interviews conducted by Career Girls with Labbers Randi Williams, Jaleesa Trapp, Marian Muthui, and Alexis Hope.
Alexis Hope talks about her work that focuses on broadening the participation of women in designing technology for women’s health.
CIS research affiliate describes his goals in creating a webinar series exploring sustainable development in Africa.
Engaging students on and off the screen and the magic of being a lifelong kindergartner.
Designing systems for cognitive enhancement
Read the new MIT Space Policy Compendium led by Dava Newman with co-authors including Ariel Ekblaw and Danielle Wood.
A lightweight research platform to develop autonomous technology Designed to transform bicycle-sharing systems into an on-demand mob...
Olivia Arthur explores the ways technology can transform the human body, and vice-versa, from robotics to work in the Biomechatronics group.
RF-EATS is a new system that can verify the authenticity of food and liquids in closed containers without opening them or requiring ...
Signal Kinetics head Fadel Adib and other junior faculty members talk about the ways the J-WAFS’ seed grant program has catalyzed their work
Awards honor young professors in the Media Lab and departments of Biology, Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Chemical Engineering, EECS, + Math
Former Labber Rana el Kaliouby, current CEO and co-founder of Affectiva, talks with Reid Hoffman during an episode of Masters of Scale.
While text-editors (e.g. Google Docs, MS Word) might be useful for writing a lecture, they’re not an intuitive medium for designing exper...
There are currently UROP openings for this project. All the details available via the link: https://www.braini.io/j...
Jaleesa Trapp talks about her career path, how technology encodes the values of its designers, and the importance of play.
What Is TDI?Targeted Dream Incubation is a method for guiding dreams towards specific themes. It is a proposal both magnetic and unl...
Digital Learning & Collaboration Studio
Enhancing human physical capability
At Open Learning Talks, Cynthia Breazeal and Eric Klopfer discuss artificial intelligence education.
Anastasia Ostrowski talks to the Digital Future Society about her work in this Q+A.
Nature profiles researchers from a variety of different fields, including the Lab’s own Cynthia Breazeal, who are shaping the future of AI.
“That’s one thing I always tell my female students.”
Inventing, building, and deploying wireless sensor technologies to address complex problems in society, industry, and ecology
Building intelligent personified technologies that collaborate with people to help them learn, thrive, and flourish.
Can we build a battery-free underwater GPS? While underwater localization is a long-studied problem, we seek to bring it to ba...
The MIT Center for Collective Intelligence, MIT Media Lab’s Community Biotechnology Initiative, and MilliporeSigma—the lif...
We present PsychicVR, a proof-of-concept system that integrates a brain-computer interface device and virtual reality headset to improve ...
Expert panelists discuss lessons learned from COVID-19 and progress made to better prepare our public health systems.
In October, MIT hosted the kickoff for Massachusetts STEM Week, which included a keynote by Cynthia Breazeal.
MIT hosts kickoff event of Massachusetts STEM Week — a statewide virtual celebration of K-12 education.
We present Piezo-Acoustic Backscatter (PAB), the first technology that enables backscatter networking in underwater environments. PAB rel...
Building an open, shared, and collaborative future of lunar exploration.Explore the Lunar Open Architecture (LOA) at loa.mit.edu.&nb...
Extending expression, learning, and health through innovations in musical composition, performance, and participation
Kevin Esvelt and other experts talk about the risks and possible benefits of using gene drives to eliminate diseases and invasive species.
InspirationSleep is a forgotten country of the mind. A vast majority of our technologies are built for our waking state, even though a th...
As bikes navigate city streets after dark, they are often equipped with lights. The lights make the bikes visible to cars or other bikers...
Making the invisible visible–inside our bodies, around us, and beyond–for health, work, and connection
Creating scalable technologies that evolve with user inventiveness
All over Africa, experts use satellite Earth Observation (EO) data for applications such as monitoring crop health or assessing the risk ...