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Feb 17, 2017
Mark Bathe merges design and biology at the nanoscale.  
Feb 17, 2017
Feng Zhang occupies a corner office on the 10th floor of the gleaming, modern biotechnology palace called the Broad Institute. He is one of the most acclaimed young scientists in the United States, regularly mentioned, even at 35, as a possible...
Feb 15, 2017
“With this design, people can put different types of bacteria in these devices to indicate toxins in the environment, or disease on the skin,” says Timothy Lu...
Feb 10, 2017
New efforts are underway to develop technologies that will allow doctors to step inside tumors using virtual reality, giving them a detailed view of the cells and molecules to allow for more targeted treatments.
Feb 9, 2017
BE PhD student Shelby Doyle shares her 'Slice of MIT.'
Feb 6, 2017
Alan Grodzinsky studies osteoarthritis and other diseases of the musculoskeletal system. Osteoarthritis affects about half of all people older than 70, and as many as 600 million people worldwide.
Jan 27, 2017
Blainey’s lab at the Broad Institute of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard developed the fundamental technology: a tool that automates the steps necessary to...
Jan 19, 2017
Ghaeli prepares the sample bottle and stores it in a cooler. Next stop: a nearby lab where co-project lead Mariana Matus will analyze the sample. Matus works in the MIT lab of biological engineer Eric Alm, who created the Underworlds project with...
Jan 13, 2017
CRISPR pioneer named to inaugural chair created by Patricia and James Poitras '63, founders of MIT’s Poitras Center for Affective Disorders Research.
Jan 4, 2017
At BE spinout Ginkgo Bioworks, biodesign is modeled after software design.