‘Wise chisels’: Art, craftsmanship, and power tools
November 22, 2013MIT project melds personal style and technique with computerized control systems.
Hungarian President János Áder visits MIT Media Lab
October 30, 2013Four research groups host delegation in 90-minute visit.
Giving students ‘a six-month runway’ to launch startups
October 23, 2013An independent investment fund gives MIT Media Lab alumni startup support — and a way to put money back into the Institute.
Three from MIT win NIH grants
September 30, 2013Boyden, Ting and Tye receive grants for innovative medical research.
Four from MIT named to ‘AI’s 10 to Watch’ list
August 9, 2013Ranking celebrates rising researchers in the field of artificial intelligence
Diversifying your online world
June 17, 2013In a new book, MIT’s Ethan Zuckerman asserts that we need to overcome the Internet’s sorting tendencies and create tools to make ourselves ‘digital cosmopolitans.’
Automated ‘coach’ could help with social interactions
June 13, 2013New software system from MIT could help people improve their conversational and interview skills.
U.S. Ambassador Allan J. Katz visits MIT
May 20, 2013Ambassador to Portugal led a Business Development Road Show that included a stop at the MIT Media Lab.
MIT Global Founders’ Skills Accelerator announces 2013 student teams
May 16, 2013Startup accelerator includes eight MIT student teams as well as teams from six international universities.
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British Prime Minister David Cameron visits MIT
May 14, 2013Personable robots, advanced prosthetics and entrepreneurship figure prominently in campus visit.
Four MIT researchers attend White House announcement of brain initiative
April 2, 2013Obama invites Boyden, Brown, Desimone and Seung to launch of new federal initiative.
Boyden to share prestigious brain prize
March 11, 2013Ed Boyden honored for his work on optogenetics; will share 1 million Euro prize with five other researchers.
MIT hosts American Junior Academy of Science delegates
February 21, 2013The Institution provides day’s worth of activities for more than 200 conference attendees.
Scaling Development Ventures conference goes digital in face of storm
February 15, 2013Speakers and attendees from around world convene online to share lessons learned on the path to 'scaling-up' products and services for global social impact.
Cellphone data helps pinpoint source of traffic tie-ups
December 20, 2012Study: Congestion can be alleviated throughout a metropolitan area by altering the trips of drivers in specific neighborhoods.
Graduate student David Sengeh gives back to Sierra Leone
December 18, 2012Media Lab doctoral student created a competition to help youth in his home country create their own solutions.