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Sep 6, 2022
Using protein structures generated by the AI software AlphaFold, MIT researchers investigated whether existing computational models could identify the mechanisms of action of antibacterial compounds.
Aug 29, 2022
Separating densely packed molecules before imaging allows them to become visible for the first time.
Aug 29, 2022
Short of a biopsy, there’s currently no screening method or diagnostic test for ovarian cancer, the fifth-leading cause of cancer deaths among women.
Aug 15, 2022
The computational structural biology researcher continues to serve the department and the MIT life sciences community.
Jun 17, 2022
Mucus keeps the microbiome healthy. Now scientists have clues about how it stops good microbes from going bad.
Jun 15, 2022
The five-year collaboration aims to accelerate the translation of breakthrough engineering and biology for human health.
Jun 6, 2022
Harnessing the strength of these specialized sugar molecules could help researchers develop new antifungal drugs.
Jun 1, 2022
Tested using a new brain tissue model, the particles may be able to deliver chemotherapy drugs for glioblastoma.
May 10, 2022
Cells may use this strategy to clear out toxic byproducts and give their offspring a clean slate.
May 3, 2022
Prof Angela Belcher elected to the National Academy of Sciences in recognition of her distinguished and continuing achievements in original research.