Mar 17, 2017
A new paper from the Runstadler Lab demonstrates that Alaska can offer a significant foothold for Asian flu viruses, enabling them to enter North America.
Mar 14, 2017
U.S. News and World Report has again placed MIT’s graduate program in engineering at the top of its annual rankings, continuing a trend that began in 1990, when the magazine first ranked such programs.
Feb 27, 2017
Measuring the parasite’s heme levels could help scientists develop better antimalarial drugs.
Feb 25, 2017
Ed Boyden describes two cutting-edge neuroscience technologies that may enable us to treat conditions like blindness, epilepsy and Alzheimer's.
Feb 17, 2017
Mark Bathe merges design and biology at the nanoscale.  
Feb 17, 2017
Feng Zhang occupies a corner office on the 10th floor of the gleaming, modern biotechnology palace called the Broad Institute. He is one of the most acclaimed young scientists in the United States,...
Feb 15, 2017
“With this design, people can put different types of bacteria in these devices to indicate toxins in the environment, or disease on the skin,” says Timothy Lu...
Feb 10, 2017
New efforts are underway to develop technologies that will allow doctors to step inside tumors using virtual reality, giving them a detailed view of the cells and molecules to allow for more targeted treatments.
Feb 9, 2017
BE PhD student Shelby Doyle shares her 'Slice of MIT.'
Feb 6, 2017
Alan Grodzinsky studies osteoarthritis and other diseases of the musculoskeletal system. Osteoarthritis affects about half of all people older than 70, and as many as 600 million people worldwide.