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Aug 1, 2018
“Our vision is that these kits will serve as a creative outlet for young individuals, and show them that biology can be a design platform,” says James Collins.
Jul 19, 2018
Earlier this year, Zhang and colleagues helped launch a new Crispr-focused startup, Beam Therapeutics, with $87 million in funding.
Jul 18, 2018
Angela Belcher's using a virus to create new imaging agents that could one day help cancer surgeons find and remove small tumors that they currently can’t see during surgery.
Jun 12, 2018
A new daughter helped Alejandra Falla PhD ’18 gain perspective on life — and her tiny MIT regalia stole the show at Commencement.
May 31, 2018
In this episode Lauren discusses her efforts to improve transparency of MIT grad school application, Laos rice paddies, and being told to “dress down” in science.
May 30, 2018
The School of Engineering gives its 2018 Infinite Mile Awards for exceptional service and support.
May 24, 2018
MIT researchers have built an ingestible sensor equipped with genetically engineered bacteria that can diagnose bleeding in the stomach or other gastrointestinal problems.
May 23, 2018
Ed Boyden and Feng Zhang join a community of 300 HHMI scientists who are “transforming biology and medicine, one discovery at a time.”
May 2, 2018
Feng Zhang among four MIT faculty members to have been elected to the National Academy of Sciences (NAS).
Apr 30, 2018
MIT neuroscientists have developed a new magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) sensor that allows them to monitor neural activity deep within the brain by tracking calcium ions.