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.
Nov 29, 2018
By studying both the physical and genomic features of cancer cells, MIT researchers have come up with a new way to investigate why some cancer cells survive drug treatment while others succumb.
Nov 28, 2018
Injectable material made of nanoscale particles can deliver arthritis drugs throughout cartilage.
Nov 24, 2018
Defense Department funds tech to test organ tissue in lieu of humans.
Nov 23, 2018
New classroom kits use cutting-edge methods to introduce students to the basics of DNA with no muss, no fuss — just add water to freeze-dried pellets.
Nov 20, 2018
BE's own Breanna DiAndreth, Claire Duvallet, Linyi Gao, Manu Kumar, and Asmamaw Wassie among winners.