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Apr 25, 2017
Researchers in the Ribbeck Lab are taking an innovative and unexpected new avenue in the quest to fight antibiotic resistance: synthetic mucus.
Apr 17, 2017
MIT researchers have developed a way to make extremely high-resolution images of tissue samples, at a fraction of the cost of other techniques that offer similar resolution.
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?”