A new system lets robots manipulate soft, deformable material into various shapes from visual inputs, which could one day enable better home assistants.
A team of cognitive scientists and doctors finds that patients with aphasia use different cognitive tools to compensate for language deficits.
Departing from games that glorify European conquest, “Promesa” helps players understand Puerto Rico as a modern-day colony.
In a new book, an MIT scholar examines how game-theory logic underpins many of our seemingly odd and irrational decisions.
A new machine-learning system may someday help driverless cars predict the next moves of nearby drivers, cyclists, and pedestrians in real-time.
The flexible, thin-film device has the potential to make any surface into a low-power, high-quality audio source.
Researchers build a portable desalination unit that generates clear, clean drinking water without the need for filters or high-pressure pumps.
Workshop hosted by MIT’s Climate and Sustainability Consortium, MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab, and the MIT Schwarzman College of Computing highlights how new approaches to computing can save energy and help the planet.
Their model’s predictions should help researchers improve ocean climate simulations and hone the design of offshore structures.
Innovative brain-wide mapping study shows that an “engram,” the ensemble of neurons encoding a memory, is widely distributed and includes regions not previously realized.
Natural language processing models capture rich knowledge of words’ meanings through statistics.
Field experiment in Bangladesh shows the poor simply lack opportunities to gain wealth — but a one-time boost can make a major difference.
Engineers have developed a glucose power source that could fuel miniature implants and sensors.
This circuit, which weakens with age, could offer a target to help prevent age-related decline in spatial memory.
Professor Polina Anikeeva’s innovation in the treatment of neurological disorders highlights the interdisciplinary nature of her field.
Researchers use artificial intelligence to help autonomous vehicles avoid idling at red lights.