Five MIT payloads deployed on the International Space Station

A cohort of transdisciplinary researchers will study the effects of sustained microgravity.

Janine Liberty | MIT Media Lab
March 25, 2020 | mit

~8 mins   

Tags: media-lab international-space-station eaps school-of-architecture-and-planning research school-of-science space space astronomy-and-planetary-science industry arts


Printing objects that can incorporate living organisms

A 3D printing system that controls the behavior of live bacteria could someday enable medical devices with therapeutic agents built in.

David L. Chandler | MIT News Office
Jan. 23, 2020 | mit

~7 mins   

Tags: 3-d-printing design manufacturing media-lab research synthetic-biology school-of-architecture-and-planning

Algorithm may improve brain-controlled prostheses and exoskeletons

An improved method for magnet tracking enables high-speed wireless tracking through various materials.

Stephanie Strom | MIT Media Lab
Nov. 18, 2019 | mit

~8 mins   

Tags: media-lab bionics magnets algorithms prosthetics research computer-science-and-technology school-of-architecture-and-planning

Investigating the power of group think

Political science doctoral student Clara Vandeweerdt studies how identity shapes beliefs on complex political topics such as climate change.

Leda Zimmerman | MIT Political Science
Nov. 7, 2019 | mit

~7 mins   

Tags: political-science media-lab research behavior media students graduate postdoctoral social-sciences school-of-humanities-arts-and-social-sciences school-of-architecture-and-planning politics science-communications

Machine learning shows no difference in angina symptoms between men and women

Finding could help overturn the prevailing notion that men and women experience angina differently.

Becky Ham | MIT Media Lab
Nov. 6, 2019 | mit

~9 mins   

Tags: media-lab machine-learning research health health-care medicine women algorithms school-of-architecture-and-planning




The MIT Press releases a comprehensive report on open-source publishing software

Report catalogs, analyzes available open-source publishing software; warns open publishing must grapple with siloed development and community-owned ecosystems.

Jessica Pellien | MIT Press
Aug. 8, 2019 | mit

~4 mins   

Tags: open-source mit-press media-lab research school-of-architecture-and-planning digital-humanities grants data analytics statistics open-access libraries

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