Trained dogs can detect cancer and other diseases by smell. A miniaturized detector can analyze trace molecules to mimic the process.
Feb. 17, 2021 • ~7 min
New technique reveals many possible conformations that a protein may take.
Feb. 4, 2021 • ~7 min
Researchers created a risk-assessment algorithm that shows consistent performance across datasets from US, Europe, and Asia.
Jan. 28, 2021 • ~12 min
Using this computational system, researchers can identify viral protein sequences that could make better vaccine targets.
Jan. 14, 2021 • ~8 min
Facility within MIT.nano offers equipment and capabilities for visualizing data, creating immersive environments.
Jan. 11, 2021 • ~10 min
Researchers show that deep reinforcement learning can be used to design more efficient nuclear reactors.
Dec. 17, 2020 • ~5 min
A new algorithm capable of inferring goals and plans could help machines better adapt to the imperfect nature of human planning.
Dec. 14, 2020 • ~8 min
A key finding: Early reopening last spring led to a dramatic drop in “quarantine strength” in southern and west-central U.S. states.
Dec. 14, 2020 • ~9 min
Adding a module that mimics part of the brain can prevent common errors made by computer vision models.
Dec. 3, 2020 • ~8 min
What's SSUP? The Sample, Simulate, Update cognitive model developed by MIT researchers learns to use tools like humans do.
Nov. 24, 2020 • ~5 min