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Sep 19, 2019
The human microbiome is made up of single-celled bacteria with hard-to-pronounce names like Akkermansia muciniphila, Faecalibacterium prausnitzii, and Parabacteroides goldsteinii.
Sep 2, 2019
MIT researchers have collected and preserved samples of nearly 8,000 strains of bacteria found in the human digestive tract.  
Aug 22, 2019
Engineers program human and bacterial cells to keep a record of complex molecular events.
Aug 22, 2019
Smart materials change properties in response to specific DNA sequences; could be used in a variety of devices.
Aug 12, 2019
Study finds that Alzheimer’s damage allows toxins to enter the brain, further harming neurons.
Aug 9, 2019
Shining light through household bleach creates fluorescent quantum defects in carbon nanotubes for quantum computing and biomedical imaging.
Aug 5, 2019
These are exciting times for companies like Ginkgo (named after a dinosaur-era tree that’s a living fossil) that work in the emerging field of synthetic biology.
Jul 26, 2019
MIT’s research enterprise in Singapore launches new group, boosting cell therapy research
Jul 26, 2019
Researchers from BE will work with teams in the U.K. and Europe to use nanoparticles to carry multiple drug therapies to treat glioblastoma.
Jul 11, 2019
Super-charging a treatment for leukemia also makes it effective on solid tumors.