January 20, 2022
Even before they can talk, young babies know that two people must have a close relationship if they're willing to do to anything that involves swapping saliva.
Kissing on the mouth, sharing a spoon, taking licks off of someone's...
January 11, 2022
Nature Methods has named protein structure prediction the Method of the Year 2021.
If the Earth moves for you, among other reasons, the causes can be geologic or romantic. In science, in the context of predicting protein...
December 17, 2021
Computational modeling shows that both our ears and our environment influence how we hear.
by Jennifer Michalowski

New research from MIT neuroscientists suggests that natural soundscapes have shaped our sense of hearing,...
December 9, 2021
Cambridge, Massachusetts, and Tokyo, December 9, 2021 - Fujitsu Limited and the Center for Brains, Minds and Machines (CBMM) headquartered at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have achieved an important milestone in...
December 7, 2021
Tiny amounts of artificial noise can fool neural networks, but not humans. Some researchers are looking to neuroscience for a fix.
by Allison Whitten
Artificial intelligence sees things we don’t — often to its detriment. While...
December 6, 2021
A new AI-powered, virtual platform uses real-world physics to simulate a rich and interactive audio-visual environment, enabling human and robotic learning, training, and experimental studies.
Lauren Hinkel | MIT-IBM Watson AI...
November 18, 2021
We are reimagining the entire drug discovery process from first principles with an AI-first approach.
Demis Hassabis, Founder and CEO of Isomorphic Labs (and DeepMind)
I believe we are on the cusp of an incredible new era of...
November 15, 2021
By Dana G. Smith
What does your infant see when they look at you? Do you appear as just a round blob with some dark features? Or can your child already recognize that they are looking at a face, one belonging to the parent who...
November 15, 2021
Study suggests this area of the visual cortex emerges much earlier in development than previously thought.
Anne Trafton | MIT News Office

Within the visual cortex of the adult brain, a small region is specialized to respond to...
November 11, 2021

MIT researchers have incorporated social interactions into a framework for robotics, allowing robots to understand what helps or hinders one another.
The robots have been primed to learn social behaviors on their own.