QuARC 2023 explores the leading edge in quantum information and science

The second annual student-industry conference was held in-person for the first time.

Center for Quantum Engineering • mit
March 3, 2023 ~6 min

Large language models are biased. Can logic help save them?

MIT researchers trained logic-aware language models to reduce harmful stereotypes like gender and racial biases.

Rachel Gordon | MIT CSAIL • mit
March 3, 2023 ~7 min

How debit cards helped Indonesia’s poor get more food

Replacing rice-bag delivery with digital card vouchers helps recipients get their intended supplies, researchers report.

Peter Dizikes | MIT News Office • mit
March 2, 2023 ~8 min

Integrating humans with AI in structural design

A process that seeks feedback from human specialists proves more effective at optimization than automated systems working alone.

David L. Chandler | MIT News Office • mit
March 2, 2023 ~7 min

3Q: What we learned from the asteroid-smashing DART mission

Saverio Cambioni discusses new results revealing the redirected asteroid Dimorphos to be a dust-trailing rubble-pile.

Jennifer Chu | MIT News Office • mit
March 2, 2023 ~7 min

Report: CHIPS Act just the first step in addressing threats to US leadership in advanced computing

The Advanced Computing Users Survey, sampling sentiments from 120 top-tier universities, national labs, federal agencies, and private firms, finds the decline in America’s advanced computing lead spans many areas.

Rachel Gordon | MIT CSAIL • mit
Feb. 28, 2023 ~10 min

New purification method could make protein drugs cheaper

MIT engineers find specialized nanoparticles can quickly and inexpensively isolate proteins from a bioreactor.

Anne Trafton | MIT News Office • mit
Feb. 28, 2023 ~7 min

Augmented reality headset enables users to see hidden objects

The device could help workers locate objects for fulfilling e-commerce orders or identify parts for assembling products.

Adam Zewe | MIT News Office • mit
Feb. 27, 2023 ~9 min

Improving health outcomes by targeting climate and air pollution simultaneously

New modeling tool enables rapid design of effective and equitable policy combinations.

Mark Dwortzan | MIT Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change • mit
Feb. 23, 2023 ~4 min

Custom, 3D-printed heart replicas look and pump just like the real thing

The soft robotic models are patient-specific and could help clinicians zero in on the best implant for an individual.

Jennifer Chu | MIT News Office • mit
Feb. 22, 2023 ~8 min