On September 10, 2008, MIT President Susan Hockfield urged Congress to sharply increase federal funding for energy research, saying such a move could help unleash an "energy revolution" capable of resolving several of America's problems at once.
At the Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers’ (SPIE) Practical Holography conference in San Francisco the weekend of Jan. 23, members of Michael Bove’s Object-Based Media Group presented a new system that can capture visual information using off-the-shelf electronics, send it ...
A computer simulation shows the way a patch of nutrient material is pulled apart into swirling filaments by turbulence in the water, eventually dissolving away completely.
Sometimes color helps. Sometimes it just gets in the way, says MIT's Felice Frankel
Technology Review IT editor, Erica Naone, demos and discusses HP's new Touchpad tablet.
Bloomberg's Matt Miller takes a look inside the computer science and artificial intelligence lab at MIT
Research that allows astronauts to easily and safely interacts with robots. A collaboration between MIT CSAIL's Model-based Embedded and Robotic Systems group and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory at Caltech.
MIT researchers have invented a new imaging system that allowed them to create this three-dimensional rendering of the cartilage that forms the skull of a five-day-old zebrafish larva.
IMARA is an effort that has begun at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) to find viable ways of providing equal access to people in underserved populations. The overall goal of IMARA is to find and implement long-term, ...
An online tool called "Impurities to Efficiency" (known as I2E) allows companies or researchers exploring alternative manufacturing strategies to plug in descriptions of their planned materials and processing steps.
Architect Christoph Reinhart’s work is all about daylight and its effects: how people respond to light in buildings, and how it might be used more effectively.
On the intersection of her personal and professional lives
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The assistant professor of architecture talks about winning the Rome Prize and what he intends to study while in Rome at the American Academy.
Do you smile when you're frustrated? Most people think they don't -- but they actually do, a new study from MIT has found.
EMC TV is putting the spotlight on CSAIL’s new initiative bigdata@CSAIL, in a 30-minute piece on the station’s IT Insider show. Professor and CSAIL Principal Investigator Sam Madden chronicles the challenges and opportunities presented by the field and new research underway at ...
At an MIT Technology Review event in San Francisco, the creator of Twitter and Square explains his guidelines for creating good technology.
Jackee Budesta Batanda "Audits the Conventional Wisdom" of Washington's response to the anti-homosexuality bill in Uganda.