Artificial Intelligence


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


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


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


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


“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,


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.


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


“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.”


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


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