One-stop machine learning platform turns health care data into insights

Cardea software system aims to bring the power of prediction to hospitals by streamlining complex machine learning processes.

MIT Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems • mit
April 9, 2021 ~7 min

A better nasal swab for Covid-19 testing

MIT spinout OPT Industries uses novel additive manufacturing systems to create intricately-designed products.

Zach Winn | MIT News Office • mit
April 8, 2021 ~5 min

A safer way to deploy bacteria as environmental sensors

Encapsulating modified bacteria in tough hydrogel spheres prevents them from spreading genes to other microbes.

Anne Trafton | MIT News Office • mit
April 5, 2021 ~7 min

Study reveals uncertainty in how much carbon the ocean absorbs over time

Climate projections could be off by five years, researchers find.

Jennifer Chu | MIT News Office • mit
April 5, 2021 ~7 min

A robot that senses hidden objects

System uses penetrative radio frequency to pinpoint items, even when they’re hidden from view.

Daniel Ackerman | MIT News Office • mit
April 1, 2021 ~6 min

Mice naturally engage in physical distancing, study finds

MIT neuroscientists have identified a brain circuit that stops mice from mating with others that appear to be sick.

Anne Trafton | MIT News Office • mit
March 31, 2021 ~6 min

How industrialized life remodels the microbiome

International study reveals gut bacteria from people in industrialized societies swap genes at much higher rates.

Anne Trafton | MIT News Office • mit
March 31, 2021 ~7 min

Big data dreams for tiny technologies

MIT research combines machine learning with nanoparticle design for personalized drug delivery.

Bendta Schroeder | Erika Reinfeld | Koch Institute • mit
March 30, 2021 ~8 min

Comprehensive report on pandemic response solutions developed by 180 leading experts

Online platform harnesses collective intelligence to accelerate recovery from Covid-19 and prepare for future disease outbreaks.

MIT Center for Collective Intelligence • mit
March 30, 2021 ~6 min

Homing in on longer-lasting perovskite solar cells

A new approach to identifying useful formulations could help solve the degradation issue for these promising new lightweight photovoltaics.

David L. Chandler | MIT News Office • mit
March 30, 2021 ~7 min