A smarter way to develop new drugs

A new artificial intelligence technique only proposes candidate molecules that can actually be produced in a lab.

Adam Zewe | MIT News Office • mit
April 26, 2022 ~8 min

Estimating the informativeness of data

MIT researchers can now estimate how much information data are likely to contain, in a more accurate and scalable way than previous methods.

Rachel Paiste | Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences • mit
April 25, 2022 ~7 min

Are supply chains stuck in detention?

Washington is recognizing that the American truck driver shortage might have been misdiagnosed.

Dan McCool | MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics • mit
April 25, 2022 ~4 min

An easier way to teach robots new skills

Researchers have developed a technique that enables a robot to learn a new pick-and-place task with only a handful of human demonstrations.

Adam Zewe | MIT News Office • mit
April 25, 2022 ~7 min

Five MIT PhD students awarded 2022 J-WAFS fellowships for water and food solutions

Students are driving innovative research to promote water and food security for all.

Summer Weidman | Abdul Latif Jameel Water and Food Systems Lab • mit
April 22, 2022 ~9 min

At Climate Grand Challenges showcase event, an exploration of how to accelerate breakthrough solutions

Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry calls the initiative “classic MIT.”

MIT News Office • mit
April 22, 2022 ~5 min

A community approach to improving the health of the planet

Over the past four years, the mechanical engineering community at MIT has utilized their diverse skills and passions to develop solutions for the health of the planet.

Mary Beth Gallagher | Department of Mechanical Engineering • mit
April 21, 2022 ~7 min

A new state of the art for unsupervised vision

MIT CSAIL scientists created an algorithm to solve one of the hardest tasks in computer vision: assigning a label to every pixel in the world, without human supervision.

Rachel Gordon | MIT CSAIL • mit
April 21, 2022 ~9 min

Strengthening students’ knowledge and experience in climate and sustainability

Through the year-long MCSC Climate and Sustainability Scholars Program, students have the opportunity to lead research projects.

Molly Chase | Climate and Sustainability Consortium • mit
April 21, 2022 ~5 min

Anticipating others’ behavior on the road

A new machine-learning system may someday help driverless cars predict the next moves of nearby drivers, cyclists, and pedestrians in real-time.

Adam Zewe | MIT News Office • mit
April 21, 2022 ~8 min