A large-scale benchmark for evolving soft robots

  • Scientific American — Evolution Gym Sculpts Novel Robot Bodies and Brains (December 2021)
  • IEEE Spectrum — Algorithm Uses Evolution To Design Robots: MIT’s Evolution Gym brings the Darwin to robotics (December 2021)
  • WIRED — See Little Robots Get Swole in This Virtual ‘Gym’ (December 2021)
  • MIT News — A system for designing and training intelligent soft robots (December 2021)

Anti-Palestinian bias in American media

Virtually unfolding sealed locked letters

  • Scientific American — Algorithm Virtually Unfolds a Historical Letter without Unsealing It (April 2021)
  • The New York Times — New Technique Reveals Centuries of Secrets in Locked Letters (March 2021)
  • WIRED — Sleuths Read Old Booby-Trapped Letters Without Opening Them (March 2021)
  • NPR — Reading A Letter That’s Been Sealed For More Than 300 Years, Without Opening It (March 2021)
  • Wall Street Journal — A Letter Sealed for Centuries Has Been Read—Without Even Opening It (March 2021)
  • MIT News — Researchers virtually open and read sealed historic letters (March 2021)
  • CNN — Rare ‘locked’ letter sealed 300 years ago is finally opened virtually (March 2021)
  • The Economist — Origami in reverse: Cracking the security on a trove of 17th-century letters (March 2021)
  • The Guardian — Researchers read sealed 17th-century letter without opening it (March 2021)
  • New Scientist — Algorithm reveals contents of fragile letters sealed for 300 years (March 2021)
  • MIT MacVicar Day — “Pushing Boundaries: A Legacy of Learning Through Exploration and Discovery” (March 2017)

Building an evolutionary tree of the Galaxy

  • MIT News — Q&A: Holly Jackson on building a cosmic family tree (December 2020)

Genetic algorithms for programmable 3D truss structures

Science behind the strongest stitch

  • Business Insider — This 14-Year-Old Just Won $25,000 For Studying Sewing (November 2014)
  • Science News for Students — The science of the strongest stitch (October 2014)
  • Science News — Sewing study stitches up Broadcom prize (October 2014)
  • Society for Science — Holly Jackson, Broadcom MASTERS top winner (October 2014)
  • Broadcom Foundation — Stitching with STEM: Holly Jackson, 14, Awarded 2014 Broadcom MASTERS $25,000 Grand Prize (October 2014)