NextLab projects selected to exhibit at Cooper-Hewitt Museum’s Design Triennial
January 27, 2010
Silencing the brain with light
January 7, 2010MIT neuroengineers find a new way to quickly and reversibly shut off neurons with multiple colors of light, which could lead to new treatments for epilepsy and chronic pain.
Computing with a wave of the hand
December 11, 2009A new Media Lab system turns LCD displays into giant cameras that provide gestural control of objects on-screen. And that’s just for starters.
A social network that ballooned
December 11, 2009An MIT team’s savvy use of social media to locate weather balloons as part of a $40,000 DARPA contest may shed light on how to mobilize resources during emergencies.
Rethinking artificial intelligence
December 7, 2009Broad-based MIT project aims to reinvent AI for a new era. By going back and fixing mistakes, researchers hope to produce ‘co-processors’ for the human mind.
A phone is not just a phone
July 2, 2009Student projects explore innovative cellphone uses in developing world
Exploring journalism's future
June 23, 2009Civic media conference helps hatch new ideas
Scratch Day goes global
May 12, 2009Conference on programming language spans 100 sites
Tuning in to unconscious communication
October 21, 2008MIT researchers discover revealing clues in conversations
Media Lab celebrates co-founder Davenport's career
June 25, 2008Symposium honors interactive media pioneer's legacy
Singapore-MIT game lets visually impaired share the fun
May 13, 2008
MIT Media Lab announces two new associate directors
May 6, 2008Will aid in defining strategic direction
Also labeled: Administration
Meet Nexi, the Media Lab's latest robot and Internet star
April 9, 2008
Also labeled: Artificial intelligence