Part of a suite of portable projects for eyecare, CATRA is a new way to detect and quantify cataracts.
Qooqle is a mobile system that frees us from the confines of search boxes by integrating digital information directly into our everyday activities.
MIT Media Lab researchers have created a quick, simple, and inexpensive way to use mobile phones to measure refractive errors of the eye, including nearsightedness, farsightedness, astigmatism, and age-related vision loss.
What if we could train a robot the way we train a pet? With the TAMER project, a technically unskilled user can teach a robot tasks and correct its behavior, improving the robot's task performance through live interaction.
MACH, My Automated Conversation coacH, is a system for people to practice social interactions in face-to-face scenarios. MACH consists of a 3D character that can see, hear, and make its own decisions in real time.
The MIT Visiting Artists Program brings internationally acclaimed artists to engage with MIT's creative community in ways that are mutually enlightening for the artists and faculty, students and research staff at the Institute.
A startup moves to release its facial coding software for education and other apps.
Speaker: Matthew Wilson, MIT Professor of Neuroscience and Picower Scholar Recorded on October 16, 2013
MIT graduate student Katy Olesnavage helps redesign the Jaipur Foot, a prosthesis used throughout the developing world.
Learn the telltale signs of spam and how to work with Spam Quarantine (the filtering software used by MIT's email system) to reduce the amount that arrives in your inbox.
New database technology speeds up visualizations by as much as 70 times on ordinary computers.
Mascot TIM the Beaver continues MIT’s 100‑year affiliation with "nature’s engineer."
Researchers at MIT explain what exactly an exoplanet or extrasolar planet is, why we study them, and how they can be detected.
MIT students work to design and test a model artificial gravity vehicle.
Researchers have developed a model called Artemis that accurately simulates rover mobility over various types of soil and terrain.
MIT's noted public art, which may be enjoyed by the MIT community and visitors alike, includes numerous outstanding examples of works by major artists.
MIT Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering Sangbae Kim describes his cutting-edge research in the area of biomimetics.
The Spring 2013 shrinking cities studio BALTIMORE INVERSIONS questioned the current peculiar condition where urbanity is outmatched by reality. Taking a former petroleum refinery site whose owners themselves wish to invert the site's history as an oil refinery and its ...
The Spring 2012 shrinking cities studio examined the "privatopolis" of SAUGET, ILLINOIS. Directly across the Mississippi River from Eero Saarinen's St. Louis Arch, Sauget embodies the multiple paradoxes of American urbanism: a municipality with only 300 people, ruled ...