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Jaleesa Trapp talks to Brittney Gallagher about how she works to create equitable spaces for STEM learning experiences.
Pandemic Response CoLab will help individuals and groups work together to solve practical problems created by the COVID-19 pandemic. By l...
The Pandemic Supermind Activation brings together leaders in the biosciences and beyond, harnessing the power of ...
Contact tracing, isolation, and testing are some of the most powerful public health interventions available, but they haven't been optimi...
COVID-19 has over only a few short months resulted in the deaths of >400,000 people worldwide (as of mid-June 2020) and has forced man...
A world in which thousands of people can construct and release autonomous biological agents is unlikely to flourishProfessor Kevin Esvelt...
“In a resilient economy, power and decision-making should be distributed among a diverse set of stakeholders."
Scratch is the world's most popular coding community for kids. Millions of kids around the world are using Scratch to program their ...
In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, and the need for PPE, a diverse team came together to produce the "Open Standard Respirator, Model 1"
Quartz at Work looks at ways that online meetings, with tools like those developed by certain spinoffs, can improve management decisions.
The Tidmarsh Living Observatory Portal is a research project that focuses on the design and fabrication of a pavilion that will gene...
"Building the New Economy" envisions data co-ops to make it easier for people to control and analyze their own financial and health data.
Bringing project-based work online in two very different contexts: a middle school robotics course and a university product design studio.
Joe Paradiso shares his experience running the Responsive Environments group, teaching classes, among other things during the Covid-19 era.
Alex Berke and Kent Larson, City Science group, MIT Media Lab (2020).
Applied computational biology discoveries vastly expand the range of CRISPR’s access to DNA sequences.
The Mediated Atmosphere project envisions a smart office that is capable of dynamically transforming itself to enhance occupants' work ex...
MIT Governance Lab and the Institute for Governance Reform work with the government of Sierra Leone to conduct rapid-response surveys.
Homes and offices are being filled with sensor networks to answer specific queries and solve pre-determined problems, but no comprehensiv...
Programmable CRISPR enzymes are powerful and versatile tools for genome editing. They, however, require a specific protospacer adjacent m...
Study cautions against using static org charts during COVID-19 crisis.
Kevin Esvelt and other experts talk to Axios about the risk of, and potential defenses against, engineered pathogens.
MIT lab offers a model for cost savings, productivity, and safety; principles may also facilitate efficient reopening in the future.
New website offers a combination of learning units, hands-on activities, and mentor guides to foster AI literacy.
Wonder Stories is always free for teachers, but for the duration of COVID-19, Wonder Stories is free to anyone.
The Guardians Project aims to use the same game design principles used in mobile games to help people form beneficial long-term habits an...
New issues in privacy debate with technology and contact-tracing.
HomeLAMP demonstrates the design and prototyping of a low-cost thermal processing unit for COVID-19 RT-LAMP testing and diagnostics entir...
Biomechatronics head Hugh Herr discusses his research with the No Barriers USA podcast.
Let’s jumpstart a new infrastructure for industry, health, learning, and the people.
Mitch Resnick and other experts talk about designing an educational system fit for the future.
What anonymized geolocation data can tell us about the effectiveness of social distancingThe World Health Organization has officially dec...
Collect cute monsters and make your brain feel better.
Sound and space are fundamentally intertwined, at both a physical and perceptual level. Sound radiates from vibrating materials, fillin...
Your phone soon might know if you have spent time near someone with the COVID-19 virus.
Its potential here on Earth has much more widespread benefit potential, particularly in the era of COVID-19.
In April 2019, Shuguang Zhang's lab started to use the QTY code to design a class of water-soluble cytokine receptors, including interfer...
In collaboration with Prof. Tao Fei’s lab (Shanghai Jiaotong University, China)In addition to a large number of membrane proteins that co...
In collaboration with Prof. Horst Vogel and Dr. Horst Pick (EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland).G protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs) are vital fo...
Structure and function studies of membrane proteins, particularly G protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs) and multipass transmembrane protein...
Team designs antibody-like receptor proteins that can bind to cytokines, as possible strategy for treating coronavirus and other infections.
Researchers are racing to achieve the benefits of location-tracking without the surveillance.
“Data scientists and visualization designers need to take their civic role very seriously in a pandemic,” says the MIT assistant professor.
An MIT research team is using supercomputers to help develop a drug to treat the disease caused by the novel coronavirus.
To help explain how this works is Ramesh Raskar, an associate professor at MIT’s Media Lab.
The app is designed to let people discover if they've crossed paths with someone who's been infected with COVID-19.
A multinational team develops new tools to slow the spread of pandemics.
A system that enables smartphones to transmit “chirps” to nearby devices could notify people if they have been near an infected person.
SoapCam is a WIP Human Computer Interaction system that motivates proper hand washing routines."Hand hygiene is the most important measur...
We understand that now, more than ever, the democratization of online learning is crucial to the success of students all around the world.
Policymakers, practitioners, and researchers are grappling with some herculean questions regarding kids' safety online. Homemade sli...
This Primary School AI curriculum introduces elementary school children to robotics and artificial intelligence. Throughout the curriculu...
As the presence of artificial intelligence expands significantly in children’s lives of learning and play, it is critical that students l...
Doodle Bot is a robot-based creative AI learning platform for high school students. It consists of an introduction to robotics, hardware,...
Young Learner's Companion Developing robots' growth mindset and pro-curious behavior and fostering the same in young learners via lo...
How can we add the missing "T" and "E" in preschool STEAM education?
A team from MIT has designed disposable face shields that can be mass produced quickly to address hospitals’ needs nationwide.
Tools and tactics for maximizing effective communication and decision-making while minimizing the spread of illness.
A variety of companies with MIT ties are working to address aspects of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Private Kit: Safe Paths shares information about your movements in a privacy-preserving way—and could let health officials tackle COVID-19.
MIT Industrial Liaison Program with professors Yossi Sheffi, Alex Pentland, and Andrew Lo to discuss the impacts of COVID-19 on business.
China, South Korea used smartphone apps to monitor people with the disease. Americans have different views of privacy and data collection.
The ability to think and act creatively is now more important than ever before.
With large-scale gatherings being put on-hold, it's proving time for digital engagement tech.
How do we raise conscientious consumers and designers of AI?Children today live in the age of artificial intelligence. On average, US chi...
Biodiversity on planet Earth is under momentous threat, with extinction rates estimated between 100 and 1,000 times their pre-human level...
Vespers is a collection of masks exploring what it means to design (with) life. From the relic of the death mask to a contemporary living...
Novel technologies for additive manufacturing are enabling design and production at nature’s scale. We can seamlessly vary the physical p...
Raycounting is a method for generating customized light-shading constructions by registering the intensity and orientation of light rays ...
French for "single shell," Monocoque stands for a construction technique that supports structural load using an object's external skin. C...