In 2009, Eric Alm, a professor of biological engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, hadn’t had a bowel movement at home for almost the entire year.
Using magnetic fields, technique can detect parasite’s waste products in infected blood cells.
After pioneering the techniques of tissue engineering, Linda Griffith is getting scientists to tackle diseases half the population is often too embarrassed to talk about.
Researchers improve therapeutic response in clinically relevant model of lung-tumor growth.
Prof Jacquin Niles Laboratory new approach to knocking out parasite’s genes could make it easier to identify drug targets.
Anne Trafton | MIT News Office–Fifteen years ago, MIT professor John Essigmann and colleagues from the University of Washington had a novel idea for an HIV drug.
Professor Eric Alm Lab's analysis of bacteria in the human digestive tract reveals links to diet and other lifestyle factors.
Prof Ed Boyden Lab developed the first light-sensitive molecule that enables neurons to be silenced noninvasively, using a light source outside the skull.
Ed DeLong Lab research finds ocean bacteria follow predictable patterns of daily activity.
New technique allows scientists to monitor the entire nervous system of a small worm. Researchers at MIT and the University of Vienna have created an imaging system that reveals neural activity throughout the brains of living animals. This technique, the first that can generate 3-D movies of entire...