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Neural Networks Model Audience Reactions to Movies

Yue’s variational autoencoders translate images of faces into sets of numerical data using machine learning. Credit: Courtesy of the Yisong Yue Laboratory/Caltech   Neural Networks Model Audience Reactions to Movies Software Automatically Discovers Patterns in Facial Expressions Engineers have created ...

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New fund makes MIT a living sustainability lab

The Varanasi research group visits the MIT Central Utilities Plant cooling towers, where they will test their water-recapture technology with support from the new Campus Sustainability Incubator Fund. Photo: Paul Wolff/MITOS   New fund makes MIT a living sustainability lab ...

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The Neural Codes for Body Movements

Tyson Aflalo, senior scientific researcher at Caltech and executive director of the T&C Brain-Machine Interface Center, discusses with the study participant how her neurons were responding during a task. Credit: Caltech   The Neural Codes for Body Movements A small ...

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Particle hunter

“[MIT] is a fantastic place,” says associate professor Markus Klute, a member of the Laboratory of Nuclear Science. “Where else in the world do you get this amount of freedom?” Photo: M. Scott Brauer   Particle hunter Now that the ...

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Millennial challenge for the Mediterranean diet

Professor Serra-Majem   Millennial challenge for the Mediterranean diet A leading advocate of the Mediterranean diet will discuss challenges for the diet’s uptake amongst millennials at the University of Queensland-hosted TropAg conference. President of the International Foundation of the Mediterranean ...

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