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MIT scholars awarded seed grants to probe the social implications of generative AI

The 27 finalists — representing every school at MIT — will explore the technology’s impact on democracy, education, sustainability, communications, and much more.

Fast-tracking fusion energy’s arrival with AI and accessibility

MIT Plasma Science and Fusion Center will receive DoE support to improve access to fusion data and increase workforce diversity.

Artificial intelligence for augmentation and productivity

The MIT Schwarzman College of Computing awards seed grants to seven interdisciplinary projects exploring AI-augmented management.

AI models are powerful, but are they biologically plausible?

A new study bridging neuroscience and machine learning offers insights into the potential role of astrocytes in the human brain.

When computer vision works more like a brain, it sees more like people do

Training artificial neural networks with data from real brains can make computer vision more robust.

Computer vision system marries image recognition and generation

MAGE merges the two key tasks of image generation and recognition, typically trained separately, into a single system.

Envisioning the future of computing

MIT students share ideas, aspirations, and vision for how advances in computing stand to transform society in a competition hosted by the Social and Ethical Responsibilities of Computing.

Three Spanish MIT physics postdocs receive Botton Foundation fellowships

Recipients Luis Antonio Benítez, Carolina Cuesta-Lazaro, and Fernando Romero López receive support for their scientific research.

Bringing the social and ethical responsibilities of computing to the forefront

The inaugural SERC Symposium convened experts from multiple disciplines to explore the challenges and opportunities that arise with the broad applicability of computing in many aspects of society.

New model offers a way to speed up drug discovery

By applying a language model to protein-drug interactions, researchers can quickly screen large libraries of potential drug compounds.