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.
Also labeled: Aeronautical and astronautical engineering, Awards, honors and fellowships, Collaboration, Deshpande Center, Electrical engineering and electronics, Entrepreneurship, Global, Graduate, postdoctoral, Innovation and Entrepreneurship (I&E), Mechanical engineering, Skoltech, Startups, Student life, Students, Undergraduate
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.
Precisely engineering 3-D brain tissues
November 30, 2012New design technique could enable personalized medicine, studies of brain wiring.
Also labeled: Brain and cognitive sciences, Health sciences and technology, McGovern Institute, Microfabrication, Neurons, Tissue engineering, Artificial tissue, Medicine, Photolithography, 3-D tissues, Biomedicine, Mechanical engineering, Tissue implants, Stem cells, Bioengineering and biotechnology, Biological engineering
The robotic equivalent of a Swiss army knife
November 30, 2012Reconfigurable robot a step toward something that can become almost anything.
When it comes to fostering innovation, student group says 'Do it!'
November 19, 2012Lady Gaga collaborator and Interscope executive highlights do.it@MIT’s wide-ranging approach.
Composing for loudspeakers: computer music pioneer John Chowning visits MIT
October 12, 2012The inventor of FM synthesis, Chowning revolutionized the music industry; saw a glimpsing into the future of music at the Institute.