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May 19, 2015
He works to develop new molecular tools to investigate human pathogens — malaria in particular — that have been difficult to study because of our inability to readily and efficiently manipulate their genomes.
May 12, 2015
A new technique invented at MIT can measure the relative positions of tiny particles as they flow through a fluidic channel, potentially offering an easy way to monitor the assembly of nanoparticles, or to study how mass is distributed within a cell...
May 8, 2015
MIT neuroscientists pinpoint neurons that help primates tell faces apart.
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.