The real promise of synthetic data

MIT researchers release the Synthetic Data Vault, a set of open-source tools meant to expand data access without compromising privacy.

Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems • mit
Oct. 16, 2020 ~9 min

Machine learning uncovers potential new TB drugs

Computational method for screening drug compounds can help predict which ones will work best against tuberculosis or other diseases.

Anne Trafton | MIT News Office • mit
Oct. 15, 2020 ~7 min

Anticipating heart failure with machine learning

Many health issues are tied to excess fluid in the lungs. A new algorithm can detect the severity by looking at a single X-ray.

Adam Conner-Simons | MIT CSAIL • mit
Oct. 1, 2020 ~5 min

Provably exact artificial intelligence for nuclear and particle physics

MIT-led team uses AI and machine learning to explore fundamental forces.

Sandi Miller | Department of Physics • mit
Sept. 24, 2020 ~7 min

Data systems that learn to be better

Storage tool developed at MIT CSAIL adapts to what its datasets’ users want to search.

Adam Conner-Simons | MIT CSAIL • mit
Aug. 10, 2020 ~7 min

Looking into the black box

Recent advances give theoretical insight into why deep learning networks are successful.

Sabbi Lall | McGovern Institute for Brain Research • mit
July 27, 2020 ~6 min

Commentary: America must invest in its ability to innovate

Presidents of MIT and Indiana University urge America’s leaders to support bipartisan innovation bill.

Zach Winn | MIT News Office • mit
July 24, 2020 ~3 min

Letting robots manipulate cables

Robotic gripper with soft sensitive fingers developed at MIT CSAIL can handle cables with unprecedented dexterity.

Rachel Gordon | MIT CSAIL • mit
July 13, 2020 ~5 min

The MIT Press and UC Berkeley launch Rapid Reviews: COVID-19

The new open access, rapid-review overlay journal aims to combat misinformation in Covid-19 research.

MIT Press • mit
June 29, 2020 ~5 min

Identifying a melody by studying a musician’s body language

Music gesture artificial intelligence tool developed at the MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab uses body movements to isolate the sounds of individual instruments.

Kim Martineau | MIT Quest for Intelligence • mit
June 25, 2020 ~4 min