banking and finance
internet of things
neural interfacing and control
point of care
sports and fitness
natural language processing
New study describes first human implementation of novel approach to limb amputation.
Paper diagnostics can be used for affordable and scalable biomarker detection. We propose new methods for stabilizing cellulose-based imm...
The development of biotechnologies since the era of recombinant DNA in the 1970s has occurred largely via the interaction of academic, in...
How to distill meaning from complex everyday experiences.
Scientists have created a hair-thin implant that can drip medications deep into the brain by remote control and with pinpoint precision.
How Canan Dagdeviren is going about setting up a new research group at the Media Lab.
The Conformable Decoders group is now home to a state-of-the-art cleanroom called the "YellowBox."
Piezoelectric sensors have many applications including as vibration sensors, accelerometers, energy harvesters, and even electronic drum pad
Getting in Touch with Your Inner Stomach: An ingestible and flexible piezoelectric device enables sensing of changes in the GI tract.
The Synthetic Apiary proposes a new kind of environment, bridging urban and organismic scales by exploring one of the most important orga...
Nothing triggers memories like smell. Momentary, fleeting, and at times unexpected, one scent can conjure up the warmth of a grandparent...
I am currently creating perfumes that capture the smell of individuals who have emotional significance to me. An exploration in the use ...
The reproductive organs of the female body have long been a site of contention, where opposing ideologies in religion, politics, and cult...
We are currently developing novel DNA editing technologies to broaden the scope of genome engineering. Our strategy is based on identifyi...
There are many mysteries of human biology. Among those perhaps least considered, what do our bodies sound like?This was the question on t...
Residents are invited to weigh in on a plan to release genetically-modified mice on Nantucket to combat tick-borne diseases
Kevin Esvelt leads the Sculpting Evolution Group at MIT. Their work explores “evolutionary and ecological engineering and responsive science
We collaborated with NIAS (National Institute of Agricultural Science) to genetically engineer silkworms to develop new kinds of silk for...
How we can understand human behavior (rationality, semi-rationality, bounded rationality, and just plain irrationality) in day-to-day behaviors, and in particular in electronic environments.
How to engineer and disseminate powerful, low-cost design and fabrication technologies at a grassroots level.
How to redefine and expand the conceptual framework and language of learning by creating new technologies and spheres of practice.
How radical new collaborations will catalyze a revolution in health.
How to bring the programmability of the digital world to the physical world.
How to detect the activity of biological molecules with micro- and nanofabricated devices.
How we can construct information technology and intelligence from the fundamental building blocks of physical media: atoms and molecules.
We have developed a set of "optogenetic" reagents: fully genetically encoded reagents that, when targeted to specifi...
We introduce a novel interactive method to assess cataracts in the human eye by crafting an optical solution that measures the perceptual...