Safe Paths: A privacy-first approach to contact tracing

A multinational team develops new tools to slow the spread of pandemics.

MIT Media Lab • mit
April 10, 2020 ~9 min

Tags: public-health covid-19 pandemic research apps privacy media-lab school-of-architecture-and-planning technology-and-society


How to tackle depression in Japan?

CCI and Takeda collaborate on a theoretical approach leveraging networks of people and machines in support of individuals experiencing depression.

Annalyn Bachmann | Center for Collective Intelligence • mit
Feb. 4, 2020 ~3 min

Tags: mental-health depression industry health-care disease research apps technology-and-society collaboration systems-engineering center-for-collective-intelligence

Translating proteins into music, and back

By turning molecular structures into sounds, researchers gain insight into protein structures and create new variations.

David L. Chandler | MIT News Office • mit
June 26, 2019 ~8 min

Tags: machine-learning artificial-intelligence music arts research apps proteins school-of-engineering technology-and-society civil-and-environmental-engineering national-institutes-of-health-nih nanoscience-and-nanotechnology


Startup’s needle-free drug injector gets commercialization deal | MIT News

Collaboration with pharmaceutical giant will bring smart jet-injection device to market.

Rob Matheson | MIT News Office • mit
Dec. 7, 2017 ~9 min

Tags:  health  medicine  startups  industry  health-care  data  pharmaceuticals  disease  apps  medical-devices  mechanical-engineering  school-of-engineering  innovation-and-entrepreneurship-ie  alumniae  drug-delivery

Let your car tell you what it needs | MIT News

MIT team develops software that can tell if tires need air, spark plugs are bad, or air filter needs replacing.

David L. Chandler | MIT News Office • mit
Oct. 25, 2017 ~6 min

Tags:  internet-of-things  industry  transportation  apps  mechanical-engineering  school-of-engineering  innovation-and-entrepreneurship-ie  algorithms  office-of-digital-learning

Digital Diploma debuts at MIT | MIT News

Using Bitcoin's blockchain technology, the Institute has become one of the first universities to issue recipient-owned virtual credentials.

Elizabeth Durant | Alison Trachy | Office of Undergraduate Education • mit
Oct. 17, 2017 ~10 min

Tags:  apps  students  media-lab  school-of-architecture-and-planning  computer-science-and-technology  technology-and-society  student-life

Small European nation becomes a “living lab” for urban innovation researchers | MIT News

Andorra funds MIT Media Lab technologies that, in turn, help improve the nation’s cities.

Rob Matheson | MIT News Office • mit
Oct. 13, 2017 ~10 min

Tags:  cities  data  europe  research  autonomous-vehicles  sensors  transportation  apps  design  media-lab  school-of-architecture-and-planning  innovation-and-entrepreneurship-ie  urban-studies-and-planning  international-initiatives  collaboration  mobile-devices

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