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Feb 12, 2019
Overactive repair system promotes cell death following DNA damage by certain toxins, Samson Lab study shows.  
Feb 11, 2019
Technique sheds light on cells’ health and development; may be useful for precision medicine.
Feb 5, 2019
New test rapidly evaluates the effect of drugs and potentially toxic compounds on cells.
Jan 21, 2019
MIT researchers’ new platform detects and extracts rare circulating tumor cells from live mouse models using a combination of laser excitation and a microfluidic chip.  
Jan 17, 2019
New 3-D imaging technique can reveal, much more quickly than other methods, how neurons connect throughout the brain.
Jan 3, 2019
Bathe Lab and Arizona State University researchers have created a computer program that can translate drawings of arbitrary shapes into two-dimensional structures made of DNA.  
Dec 21, 2018
MIT president and two engineering faculty recognized for contributions with tangible impacts on quality of life, economic development, and the welfare of society.  
Dec 13, 2018
Using the new technique, the researchers can create any shape and structure they want by patterning a polymer scaffold with a laser.
Dec 7, 2018
“A diet or treatment of the microbiome may lead to increased diversity, but that does not mean it's better or healthier for you,” says the engineering professor.
Dec 7, 2018
Altered peptides from a South American wasp’s venom can kill bacteria but are nontoxic to human cells.