Artificial Intelligence

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Computational thinking class enables students to engage in Covid-19 response

When an introductory computational science class, which is open to the general public, was repurposed to study the Covid-19 pandemic

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Learning about artificial intelligence: A hub of MIT resources for K-12 students

In light of the recent events surrounding Covid-19, learning for grades K-12 looks very different than it did a month

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Q&A: Markus Buehler on setting coronavirus and AI-inspired proteins to music

The proteins that make up all living things are alive with music. Just ask Markus Buehler: The musician and MIT

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Neural networks facilitate optimization in the search for new materials

When searching through theoretical lists of possible new materials for particular applications, such as batteries or other energy-related devices, there

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“Inactive” pill ingredients could raise the dose of your medication

The average medication contains a mix of eight “inactive” ingredients added to pills to make them taste better, last longer,

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Deep learning for mechanical property evaluation

A standard method for testing some of the mechanical properties of materials is to poke them with a sharp point.

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The elephant in the server room

Suppose you would like to know mortality rates for women during childbirth, by country, around the world. Where would you

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“Doing machine learning the right way”

The work of MIT computer scientist Aleksander Madry is fueled by one core mission: “doing machine learning the right way.”

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Showing robots how to do your chores

Training interactive robots may one day be an easy job for everyone, even those without programming expertise. Roboticists are developing

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A new model of vision

When we open our eyes, we immediately see our surroundings in great detail. How the brain is able to form