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10/06/2014
New technique allows scientists to identify populations of rare stem cells in bone marrow.
09/30/2014
The National Institutes of Health announced today its first wave of investments totaling $46 million in fiscal year 14 funds to support the goals of the Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative.
09/30/2014
Today, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced their first round of a BRAIN Initiative award recipients. Six teams and 15 researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology were recipients.
09/25/2014
Time-saving tool takes advantage of CRISPR gene-editing technology.
09/24/2014
One of the inventors of gene editing says scientists should proceed cautiously before testing it in people.
09/21/2014
New adhesives based on mussel proteins could be useful for naval or medical applications.
09/21/2014
Two new technologies could enable novel strategies for combating drug-resistant bacteria.
09/17/2014
The human body pumps out more than a gallon of mucus each day. People tend to dismiss this slippery stuff as waste, but Katharina Ribbeck, a biochemist at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, discovered...
09/17/2014
He uses nanoparticles to program the body to attack even the most elusive tumors.
09/17/2014
Popular Science magazine has named Katharina Ribbeck, assistant professor with MIT’s Department of Biological Engineering, as one of its Brilliant 10 for 2014.