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Jun 26, 2020
“Our new indicator makes the signals more accurate. This suggests that the signals that people are measuring with regular GCaMP could include crosstalk,” Boyden says.
Jun 17, 2020
It was Omar Abudayyeh PhD who helped turn the gene-editing tool CRISPR into a diagnostic test, one that might help slow down the covid-19 pandemic.
Jun 17, 2020
Leila Pirhaji PhD among this year's MIT Technology Review's 35 brilliant young entrepreneurs, inventors, visionaries, humanitarians and pioneers who are working to make the world a better place.  
Jun 8, 2020
“Knowing how much antigen is present in tumor cells could inform what kind of therapies we develop and our ability to make informed decisions about immunotherapy options.”
May 20, 2020
Two BE faculty among six from MIT awarded research funding to address Covid-19 from the Massachusetts Consortium on Pathogen Readiness (MassCPR).
May 14, 2020
Discovery explains why some bacteria have been able to defend against phage therapy, opens new ways to overcome existing challenges.  
Apr 30, 2020
MIT professor and intensivist/trauma surgeon explains the new challenges that Covid-19 brings to treating patients in acute respiratory distress.  
Apr 29, 2020
Blainey Lab have developed a new technology that flexibly scales up CRISPR-based molecular diagnostics.
Apr 23, 2020
Study shows that “hotspots” of nutrients surrounding phytoplankton play an outsized role in the release of a gas involved in cloud formation and climate regulation.
Apr 22, 2020
The Audacious Project commitment will support the development of new classes of antibiotics to treat the world’s deadliest bacterial pathogens.