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Apr 13, 2017
New system adapts tool known for gene editing; to be used in rapid, inexpensive disease diagnosis.  
Apr 13, 2017
In Zhang’s tests, SHERLOCK also provided a way to measure how much virus was there, giving doctors a better sense of how entrenched the infection might be.
Apr 12, 2017
Prestigious honor society announces 228 new members this year.
Apr 10, 2017
“Synthetic biomarkers” could be used to diagnose ovarian cancer months earlier than now possible.
Mar 31, 2017
Prof Krystyn Van Vliet says it's time to prioritize growing cells, as there are many promising treatments.
Mar 27, 2017
MIT researchers have now developed a way to determine, by sequencing DNA of liver cells, whether those cells have been exposed to aflatoxin.
Mar 23, 2017
"I encourage you to go outside of your comfort zone in graduate school."
Mar 22, 2017
“What should we be building? How do we influence cells?” asked Dr. Linda Griffith. “How do we get at their inner machinery and give them the cues they need to build a tissue?”
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.