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Jan 17, 2018
“Mucus really is the unsung hero that has been taming problematic pathogens for millions of years,” said Ribbeck...
Jan 15, 2018
Drug that targets a key cancer protein could combat leukemia and other types of cancer.
Dec 7, 2017
The goal is to link the individual organoids together to form a “human on a chip.” That integrated approach is important because organs don’t act in isolation in either health or sickness.
Dec 7, 2017
MIT researchers have discovered a way to make bacteria more vulnerable to a class of antibiotics known as quinolones, which include ciprofloxacin and are often used to treat infections such as Escherichia coli and Staphylococcus aureus.
Dec 5, 2017
MIT engineers have devised a 3-D printing technique that uses a new kind of ink made from genetically programmed living cells.
Nov 22, 2017
Bridge Project research is poised to directly improve patient outcomes. A collaboration between Weinstock and KI member Scott Manalis, the Andrew and Erna Viterbi Professor and professor of biological and mechanical engineering, has seen startling...
Nov 21, 2017
This MIT engineer wants to manipulate them to treat disease.
Nov 20, 2017
Researchers at MIT have now shown that they can use a new type of measurement to predict how drugs will affect cancer cells taken from multiple-myeloma patients.
Nov 15, 2017
The Alm Lab, working with researchers in Germany, found that in both mice and humans, a high-salt diet shrinks the population of a certain type of beneficial bacteria.
Nov 14, 2017
CRISPR, the gene-editing tool, has become one of the hottest things in biotech. Omar Abudayyeh and Jonathan Gootenberg pioneered two advances: a new enzyme for editing genes, and a new technique for editing the chemical messenger, RNA.