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- Study connects neural gene expression differences to functional distinctionsHow the body’s cells work together in response to infectionSummer research offers a springboard to advanced studiesStudy explains how part of the nucleolus evolvedFreeman Hrabowski encourages students to “hold fast to dreams” and take time for laughterRemembering Stephen Goldman, “an institution” at MITA cool path to disease decelerationStudy finds a surprising new role for a major immune regulatorHelping to fill in gaps in urology research for female patientsMaking sense of cell fateNew sensor mimics cell membrane functionsBrady Weissbourd named Klingenstein-Simons FellowProbe expands understanding of oral cavity homeostasisIt takes three to tango: transcription factors bind DNA, protein, and RNAHow Tau tangles form in the brainGenerative AI imagines new protein structuresMIT scientists build a system that can generate AI models for biology researchFocus on function helps identify the changes that made us humanAndrea Lo ’21 draws on ecological lessons for life, work, and educationResearchers uncover a new CRISPR-like system in animals that can edit the human genomeQS ranks MIT the world’s No. 1 university for 2023-24Without a key extracellular protein, neuronal axons break and synaptic connections fall apartChristopher Voigt named head of the Department of Biological EngineeringStudying phages far from homeInaugural symposium draws diverse science, underrepresented voices to MITBringing the social and ethical responsibilities of computing to the forefrontRiver erosion can shape fish evolution, study suggestsExploring the links between diet and cancerMIT community members who work to eradicate sexual violence recognized at 2023 Change-Maker AwardsTiny diamond rotor could improve protein studies3 Questions: A new model of nervous system form, function, and evolution3 Questions: Sara Prescott on the brain-body connectionFive MIT faculty elected to the National Academy of Sciences for 2023Gene-editing technique could speed up study of cancer mutationsLike ancient mariners, ancestors of Prochlorococcus microbes rode out to sea on exoskeleton particlesInaugural J-WAFS Grand Challenge aims to develop enhanced crop variants and move them from lab to landSeychelle Vos and Hernandez Moura Silva named HHMI Freeman Hrabowski ScholarsAn unprecedented view of gene regulationThird annual MIT Research Slam showcase highlights PhD and postdoc communication skillsThe measuring tape heard round the worldHow to untangle a worm ball: Mathematicians solve a knotty mysterySix from MIT awarded 2023 Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New AmericansEight from MIT elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences for 2023A new peptide may hold potential as an Alzheimer’s treatmentScientists track evolution of microbes on the skin’s surfaceby Anne Trafton | MIT News Office on 12. April 2023 at 15:00
A new analysis reveals how Staphylococcus aureus gains mutations that allow it to colonize eczema patches.