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09/03/2014
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.
08/31/2014
Using magnetic fields, technique can detect parasite’s waste products in infected blood cells.
08/19/2014
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.
08/14/2014
Researchers improve therapeutic response in clinically relevant model of lung-tumor growth.
08/10/2014
Prof Jacquin Niles Laboratory new approach to knocking out parasite’s genes could make it easier to identify drug targets.
07/28/2014
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.
07/24/2014
Professor Eric Alm Lab's analysis of bacteria in the human digestive tract reveals links to diet and other lifestyle factors.
07/15/2014
Prof Ed Boyden Lab developed the first light-sensitive molecule that enables neurons to be silenced noninvasively, using a light source outside the skull.
07/10/2014
Ed DeLong Lab research finds ocean bacteria follow predictable patterns of daily activity.
05/18/2014
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...