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Apr 18, 2018
Eight MIT faculty members are among 213 leaders from academia, business, public affairs, the humanities, and the arts elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the academy announced today.
Apr 14, 2018
Prof Alm's work showed some people's microbiome was very good at making short chain fatty acids from a dietary fibre called pectin, which is found in apples and oranges.
Apr 9, 2018
“The thing that drew me to [biological engineering] in the first place was being able to help people,” Joseph says, “and [MIT] was the only school where I felt that goal was actually true of the curriculum.”
Apr 2, 2018
Katharina Ribbeck studies the sticky substance to uncover its impacts on health and disease.
Mar 17, 2018
Our brains aren’t flying solo; our emotions also come into play when we’re interacting with the world, new research finds.
Mar 14, 2018
Human tissue samples linked by microfluidic channels replicate interactions of multiple organs.
Mar 6, 2018
By untangling the complex interactions between different cell pathways involved in inflammation, the Lauffenburger Lab discovered that shutting off p38 triggers other inflammatory pathways.
Mar 5, 2018
Neuroengineering leader appointed to new professorship at the McGovern Institute for Brain Research.
Mar 4, 2018
Timothy Lu's early interest in computer programming was inspired by his father, who worked as an electrical engineer at IBM.
Feb 26, 2018
MIT researchers have developed a light-sensitive protein that can be embedded into neuron membranes, where it emits a fluorescent signal that indicates how much voltage a particular cell is experiencing.