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Apr 23, 2015
Hub researchers are developing a cancer-fighting weapon no bigger than a grain of rice that can be filled with dozens of different chemotherapy drugs and implanted directly into a tumor to determine the best treatment — effectively turning the human...
Apr 15, 2015
A newly developed spectroscopy method is helping to clarify the poorly understood molecular process by which an anti-HIV drug induces lethal mutations in the virus' genetic material.
Apr 13, 2015
Stimulating both major branches of the immune system halts tumor growth more effectively.
Apr 1, 2015
MIT team finds mechanism by which exposure to vinyl chloride may produce cancerous mutations.
Apr 1, 2015
Discovery expands potential CRISPR toolbox for treating genetic diseases in humans.
Mar 24, 2015
MIT graduate student Bo Qing studies synthetic gels that could be used in better equipment to protect against traumatic injuries.
Mar 18, 2015
MIT associate professor brings a materials scientist's understanding to biochemical behavior in stem cells and organ tissue.
Mar 11, 2015
MIT study finds evidence that a new strain of H1N1 may carry dangerous mutations.
Feb 24, 2015
Erna Viterbi, a warm and gracious philanthropist who with her husband, Qualcomm co-founder Andrew ’56, SM ’57, gave generously to MIT and a variety of other institutions, died Feb. 17 in San Diego.
Feb 6, 2015
The study also sheds new light on a fundamental process of immune-cell development known as “affinity maturation.”