Nov 16, 2015
Robert S. Langer was named the recipient of the 2016 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Life Sciences from the Franklin Institute of Philadelphia to be awarded on Thursday April 21, 2016.
Nov 16, 2015
Zhang decided to become a biological engineer, forging tools to repair the broken genes that are responsible for many of humanity’s most intractable afflictions.
Nov 14, 2015
Biological engineer James Collins designs genetic circuits with novel functions.  
Nov 9, 2015
Breakthrough Prizes Give Top Scientists the Rock Star Treatment  
Nov 6, 2015
No one could have guessed that Feng Zhang, at 34, is widely considered the most transformative biologist of his generation, a double threat to win a Nobel Prize in the near future.
Nov 2, 2015
MIT engineers have designed magnetic protein nanoparticles that can be used to track cells or to monitor interactions within cells.
Nov 2, 2015
As an MIT undergraduate, Tushar Kamath regularly rode his bike across the Charles River to Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) to retrieve blood samples from cancer patients; he then analyzed these samples on campus, at the Koch Institute for...
Nov 2, 2015
MIT and Kuwait researchers have been awarded $4 million to fund Underworlds, a study of real-time epidemiology using biomarkers in urban sewage.
Oct 22, 2015
Biologists unravel drug-resistance mechanism in tumor cells.
Oct 14, 2015
Researchers use engineered viruses to provide quantum-based enhancement of energy transport.