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Engineers use “DNA origami” to identify vaccine design rules
by Anne Trafton | MIT News Office on 29. Juni 2020 at 15:00
In lab tests, virus-like DNA structures coated with viral proteins provoke a strong immune response in human B cells.
A focused approach to imaging neural activity in the brain
by Anne Trafton | MIT News Office on 26. Juni 2020 at 14:59
New molecule for imaging calcium in neurons reduces crosstalk from neighboring neurons.
Experimental peptide targets Covid-19
by Anne Trafton | MIT News Office on 22. Juni 2020 at 16:37
Computational modeling yields a protein fragment that could bind to coronavirus spike proteins and destroy them.
MIT-Takeda program launches
by School of Engineering on 18. Juni 2020 at 18:20
Research projects will harness the power of artificial intelligence to positively impact human health.
Counting your antigens
by Bendta Schroeder | Koch Institute on 2. Juni 2020 at 13:00
A new platform that precisely quantifies antigens presented on cell surfaces may help researchers and clinicians improve the effectiveness of cancer immunotherapies.
Ten from MIT awarded 2020 Fulbright Fellowships
by Julia Mongo | Office of Distinguished Fellowships on 22. Mai 2020 at 20:50
Graduating seniors and recent alumni will spend upcoming year abroad on Fulbright grants.
Six from MIT awarded research funding to address Covid-19
by Mindy Blodgett | Institute for Medical Engineering and Science on 19. Mai 2020 at 20:45
Multi-institutional MassCPR initiative announces more than $16.5 million to support 62 Boston-area projects.
SMART researchers uncover new anti-phage defense mechanisms
by Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology on 13. Mai 2020 at 18:00
Discovery explains why some bacteria have been able to defend against phage therapy, opens new ways to overcome existing challenges.
Top collegiate inventors awarded 2020 Lemelson-MIT Student Prize
by Lemelson-MIT Program on 29. April 2020 at 21:30
Students around the country recognized for innovative solutions to better single-use plastic, spacecraft and aircraft fuel gauges, surgery techniques, and more.
3 Questions: Michael Yaffe on treating Covid-19 patients with acute respiratory distress
by Bendta Schroeder | Koch Institute on 29. April 2020 at 20:45
MIT professor and intensivist/trauma surgeon explains the new challenges that Covid-19 brings to treating patients in acute respiratory distress.
CRISPR-based diagnostic chips perform thousands of tests simultaneously to detect viruses
by Broad Institute on 29. April 2020 at 15:32
Diagnostic platform CARMEN combines microfluidics with CRISPR-based detection technology SHERLOCK, and could one day be used for public health efforts.
Studying the brain and supporting the mind
by Becky Ham | MIT News correspondent on 29. April 2020 at 3:59
At MIT, senior Tarun Kamath has explored neuroscience and science policy, while helping his peers find ways to reduce stress.
MIT conference reveals the power of using artificial intelligence to discover new drugs
by Ashley Belanger | MIT Schwarzman College of Computing on 27. April 2020 at 17:50
Inaugural AI Powered Drug Discovery and Manufacturing Conference drew pharmaceutical companies, government regulators, and pioneering drug researchers.
Jim Collins receives funding to harness AI for drug discovery
by Lori LoTurco | School of Engineering on 23. April 2020 at 0:00
The Audacious Project commitment will support the development of new classes of antibiotics to treat the world’s deadliest bacterial pathogens.
MIT’s Love Lab developing a Covid-19 vaccine to potentially reach billions
by Ashley Belanger | School of Engineering on 22. April 2020 at 19:15
Manufacturability is key to producing a widely available, affordable vaccine.
Engineering student Steven Truong draws upon MIT experiences to navigate Covid-19
by Stephanie Hamilton | School of Engineering on 21. April 2020 at 19:25
MIT senior helps his immigrant family address medical matters while balancing his school work.
The MIT Press and Candlewick Press to collaborate on new imprints for children, teens
by MIT Press on 17. April 2020 at 17:10
First-ever collaboration between a university press and a children’s publisher will offer young readers fascinating insights into STEAM topics.
Katie Collins, Vaishnavi Phadnis, and Vaibhavi Shah named 2020-21 Goldwater Scholars
by Fernanda Ferreira | School of Science on 9. April 2020 at 17:55
Three MIT undergraduates who use computer science to explore human biology and health honored for their academic achievements.
Engineers 3D print soft, rubbery brain implants
by Jennifer Chu | MIT News Office on 30. März 2020 at 12:51
Technique may enable speedy, on-demand design of softer, safer neural devices.
MIT-affiliated companies take on Covid-19
by Zach Winn | MIT News Office on 26. März 2020 at 4:00
A variety of companies with MIT ties are working to address aspects of the Covid-19 pandemic.
A stopgap measure to treat respiratory distress
by Anne Trafton | MIT News Office on 24. März 2020 at 18:58
Repurposing a drug used for blood clots may help Covid-19 patients in danger of respiratory failure, researchers suggest.
Thank you for your patients
by Bendta Schroeder | Koch Institute on 23. März 2020 at 19:00
An unusual synergy between cancer researchers, clinical centers, and industry leads to promising clinical trials for a new combination therapy for prostate cancer.
Early warning of disease exposure could improve public health responses
by Dorothy Ryan | Lincoln Laboratory on 19. März 2020 at 20:00
Lincoln Laboratory researchers explore the impact of technology that detects a person's exposure to disease-causing pathogens before symptoms manifest.
Ed Boyden wins prestigious Wilhelm Exner Medal
by Sabbi Lall | McGovern Institute for Brain Research on 18. März 2020 at 19:30
Entrepreneurial science award recognizes scientists whose work opens up “new dimensions of economic progress."
Using “organs-on-a-chip” to model complicated diseases
by Anne Trafton | MIT News Office on 18. März 2020 at 14:30
A new approach reveals how different tissues contribute to inflammatory diseases such as ulcerative colitis.
3 Questions: Renae Irving on creating supportive learning environments for middle- and high-school students
by Office of Engineering Outreach Programs on 9. März 2020 at 16:20
Molecular biology researcher and MIT alumna is an Office of Engineering Outreach Programs (OEOP) instructor.
Artificial intelligence yields new antibiotic
by Anne Trafton | MIT News Office on 20. Februar 2020 at 15:59
A deep-learning model identifies a powerful new drug that can kill many species of antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
Engineers design bionic “heart” for testing prosthetic valves, other cardiac devices
by Jennifer Chu | MIT News Office on 29. Januar 2020 at 19:00
Device made of heart tissue and a robotic pumping system beats like the real thing.
Gift will allow MIT researchers to use artificial intelligence in a biomedical device
by Maria Iacobo | Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering on 29. Januar 2020 at 15:50
Device developed within the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering has the potential to replace damaged organs with lab-grown ones.
Researchers hope to make needle pricks for diabetics a thing of the past
by Anne Trafton | MIT News Office on 24. Januar 2020 at 19:00
Study suggests noninvasive spectroscopy could be used to monitor blood glucose levels.
Hacking life inside and outside the laboratory
by Bridget E. Begg | Office of Graduate Education on 22. Januar 2020 at 4:59
Managing her own synthetic biology project helped graduate student Jesse Tordoff overcome imposter syndrome and hit her stride.
Making real a biotechnology dream: nitrogen-fixing cereal crops
by Lisa Miller | Abdul Latif Jameel Water and Food Systems Lab on 10. Januar 2020 at 17:00
Voigt Lab's work could eventually replace cereal crops’ need for nitrogen from chemical fertilizers.
MIT School of Engineering and Takeda join to advance research in artificial intelligence and health
by Lori LoTurco | School of Engineering on 6. Januar 2020 at 12:00
A key part of J-Clinic, the MIT-Takeda Program will create educational opportunities and support cutting-edge research to positively impact human health.
Screen could offer better safety tests for new chemicals
by Anne Trafton | MIT News Office on 17. Dezember 2019 at 5:00
Using specialized liver cells, a new test can quickly detect potentially cancer-causing DNA damage.
Two MIT seniors named 2020 Marshall Scholars
by Julia Mongo | Distinguished Fellowships on 9. Dezember 2019 at 5:59
Talya Klinger and Steven Truong will begin graduate studies in the UK next fall.
A new way to control microbial metabolism
by Anne Trafton | MIT News Office on 2. Dezember 2019 at 19:59
Chemical engineers program bacteria to switch between different metabolic pathways, boosting their yield of desirable products.
School of Engineering third quarter 2019 awards
by School of Engineering on 27. November 2019 at 16:35
Faculty members recognized for excellence via a diverse array of honors, grants, and prizes over the last quarter.
Six MIT faculty elected 2019 AAAS Fellows
by MIT News Office on 26. November 2019 at 16:00
Baggeroer, Flynn, Harris, Klopfer, Lauffenburger, and Leonard are recognized for their efforts to advance science.
“From Controversy to Cure” documentary chronicles the biotech boom in Cambridge, Massachusetts
by MIT Video Productions on 20. November 2019 at 20:20
Film looks at how Kendall Square became a beacon for industries working on treatments for diseases like cancer, Alzheimer’s, and diabetes.
Taking a moonshot at a rare childhood cancer
by Bendta Schroeder | Koch Institute on 20. November 2019 at 15:40
Team of researchers including MIT Professor Angela Koehler obtains $5.8 million grant to study fusion-positive alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma.
Sixteen grad students named to the Siebel Scholars class of 2020
by Anne Stuart | Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science on 12. November 2019 at 16:15
MIT students from the fields of bioengineering, business, computer science, and energy science receive the prestigious awards.
Students present mechanical engineering projects that have global impact
by Mary Beth Gallagher | Department of Mechanical Engineering on 29. Oktober 2019 at 15:30
At the sixth annual Mechanical Engineering Research Exhibition, graduate students and postdocs sharpen their communication and presentation skills.
Eric Alm and Peter Dedon receive NIH Transformative Research Award
by Zain Humayun | School of Engineering on 24. Oktober 2019 at 19:25
Award will support interdisciplinary research on the role of the human microbiome in health and disease.
American Physical Society honors three MIT professors for physics research
by Sandi Miller | Department of Physics on 24. Oktober 2019 at 18:55
James Collins, Pablo Jarillo-Herrero, and Richard Milner have won top prizes for their work.
Biologists build proteins that avoid crosstalk with existing molecules
by Anne Trafton | MIT News Office on 23. Oktober 2019 at 17:00
Engineered signaling pathways could offer a new way to build synthetic biology circuits.
Cell stiffness may indicate whether tumors will invade
by Jennifer Chu | MIT News Office on 21. Oktober 2019 at 15:00
Study shows tumors with softer, larger cells at their periphery are more likely to spread; may suggest new route for cancer therapy.
Biological engineer Paul Blainey creates new tools to advance biomedical research
by Anne Trafton | MIT News Office on 20. Oktober 2019 at 3:59
His technology platforms have benefited genomics, diagnostics, and drug screening.
Imaging combined with genetic screening of cells enhances genomic discoveries
by Namrata Sengupta | Broad Institute on 17. Oktober 2019 at 17:23
New image-based genetic screening method helps researchers identify key regulators of inflammation.
Study reveals how mucus tames microbes
by Anne Trafton | MIT News Office on 14. Oktober 2019 at 14:59
Specialized sugar molecules called glycans can disarm opportunistic pathogens and prevent infection.
New method visualizes groups of neurons as they compute
by Anne Trafton | MIT News Office on 9. Oktober 2019 at 16:59
Fluorescent probe could allow scientists to watch circuits within the brain and link their activity to specific behaviors.