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The COVID-19 pandemic, caused by the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, has elicited a global health crisis of catastrophic proportions. With ...
Chatterjee, P., Ponnapati, M., Kramme, C. et al. Targeted intracellular degradation of SARS-CoV-2 via computationally optimized peptide fusions. Commun Biol 3, 715 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1038/s42003-020-01470-7
Computational modeling yields a protein fragment that could bind to coronavirus spike proteins and destroy them.
It was believed that functionalities of G protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs) require full-length sequences which are negated by residue de...
Unexpected findings in chemokine receptors once believed to be non-functional open up new fields of scientific inquiry.
Expert panelists discuss lessons learned from COVID-19 and progress made to better prepare our public health systems.
MIT hosts kickoff event of Massachusetts STEM Week — a statewide virtual celebration of K-12 education.
An inventor of CRISPR-based gene drive has some advice to improve science, ethics, and the life-saving potential of these technologies.
Three most promising PPE solutions selected by expert judges on MIT Pandemic Response CoLab.
Tulle-like DefeXtiles can be 3D printed with no custom software or hardware.
Making the invisible visible–inside our bodies, around us, and beyond–for health, work, and connection
OverviewDefeXtiles are thin, flexible textiles of many materials that can quickly be printed into a variety of 3D forms using an inexpens...
Creating scalable technologies that evolve with user inventiveness
Papers from SafePaths: https://github.com/PrivateKit/PrivacyDocumentsSafe Paths is an MIT-led, free, open source technology tha...
Split Learning: Distributed deep learning without sharing raw data Project Page: https://splitlearning.github.io/Abstract: ...
“We have standard operating procedures for emergencies, and everyone knew what to do,” Dagdeviren says.
Meeting up with holographic versions of distant colleagues is a great change from flat, boring video calls
Seamlessly coupling the worlds of bits and atoms by giving dynamic physical form to digital information and computation
Website created as a rapid response to Covid-19 yields unexpected insights into what’s possible for reaching learners at a distance.
Exploring how social networks can influence our lives in business, health, governance, and technology adoption and diffusion
Read the FAQ that accompanies the op-ed by Kevin Esvelt and Carolyn P. Neuhaus, which answers questions about the research they're proposing
We don’t know, but the idea is hardly crazy—and if the answer is yes, we could save many lives long before a vaccine arrives
The Suggestion Box offers schools a toolkit for framing decisions in two simple sentences and using these sentences to involve teachers, ...
The purpose of the studio is to design and launch new online learning programs for the Lab itself and the communities we work with.
Revealing insights into the human condition and repairing brain disorders via novel tools for mapping and fixing brain computations
“Don’t touch your face” is seemingly simple advice. Since coronaviruses are stable for days on many surfaces, a person can get COVID-19 b...
Creating technology for social change
CabildoxLatAm: A space for digital participation in Latin AmericaIn the face of the challenges that have emerged and been exacerbate...
Engineering at the limits of complexity with molecular-scale parts
The exhibition has now become a part of the MoMA's ‘Virtual Views’ program due to the pandemic.
Donald Trump and the coronavirus are all-consuming topics. What will happen to the rest of the world’s issues?
Grounded in science, #BeatTheVirus aims to raise awareness of the behaviors we all must adopt to collectively defeat COVID-19.T...
The Space Enabled research group at the MIT Media Lab is seeking participants for a paid study on the impacts of social distancing polici...
The startup Spatial uses an augmented reality platform to make people feel like they’re working side by side.
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.
"Building the New Economy" envisions data co-ops to make it easier for people to control and analyze their own financial and health data.
Digital Currency Initiative
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.
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.
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...