banking and finance
internet of things
neural interfacing and control
natural language processing
point of care
sports and fitness
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.
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
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.”
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...
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 ...
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: ...
Recent advances in medications for neurodegenerative disorders are expanding opportunities for improving the debilitating symptoms suffer...
The startup OpenSpace is using 360-degree cameras and computer vision to create comprehensive digital replicas of construction sites.
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.
Dormio is the result of several year's worth of research conducted by the Media Lab's Fluid Interfaces group.
Vega and his colleagues tested Dormio on group of 50 people this summer. Read about their results.
Exploring how social networks can influence our lives in business, health, governance, and technology adoption and diffusion
Andrea Ling, an alum of the Mediated Matter group, has won the Grand Prize in Artistic Exploration at this year's festival.
Canadian architect and installation artist Andrea Ling has received the 2020 STARTS Grand Prize in the category of Artistic Exploration.
Guided dreaming could be used to boost creativity or to confront sources of stress and trauma.
MIT received two Convergence Accelerator grants from the NSF—one of which is for the Smart Oceans 2020 conference co-hosted by the Media Lab
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
Shrinking problems in 3D printing Although a range of materials can now be fabricated using additive manufacturing techniques, these...
Complex biological systems such as brain circuits are extended 3-D structures made out of nanoscale building blocks such as proteins, RNA...
Creating technology for social change
Overview: How will we build the coming generations of Space Architecture—the modules, space ships, and space stations that will ensc...
Changing storytelling, communication, and everyday life through sensing, understanding, and new interface technologies
Transforming data into knowledge
Collective memory and attention are sustained by two channels: oral communication (communicative memory) and the physical recording of in...
What if we could look at the entire history of humanity at once? Pantheon aims to create a data-driven view of history by collecting...
Marco Tempest of Magic Lab and the MIT Media Lab explained how magic tricks can test people’s psychological responses to emerging technology