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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.
Diagnosing cellular nanomechanics
by Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology on 7. Oktober 2019 at 17:00
SMART has developed a new way to study cells, paving the way for a better understanding of how cancers spread and become deadly.
Artificial gut aims to expose the elusive microbiome
by Anne McGovern | Lincoln Laboratory on 3. Oktober 2019 at 16:35
Testing platform will allow the research community to explore the human microbiome in new ways.
Engineered viruses could fight drug resistance
by Anne Trafton | MIT News Office on 3. Oktober 2019 at 14:59
By tweaking bacteriophage genomes, MIT team creates a new weapon to combat infection.
Technique can image individual proteins within synapses
by Anne Trafton | MIT News Office on 26. September 2019 at 8:59
Rapid imaging method could help reveal how conditions such as autism affect brain cells.
A comprehensive catalogue of human digestive tract bacteria
by Anne Trafton | MIT News Office on 2. September 2019 at 15:00
Researchers identify nearly 8,000 strains of bacteria, while also clarifying their genetic and metabolic context.
Robotic thread is designed to slip through the brain’s blood vessels
by Jennifer Chu | MIT News Office on 28. August 2019 at 18:00
Magnetically controlled device could deliver clot-reducing therapies in response to stroke or other brain blockages.
Using CRISPR to program gels with new functions
by Anne Trafton | MIT News Office on 22. August 2019 at 17:59
Smart materials change properties in response to specific DNA sequences; could be used in a variety of devices.
High-precision technique stores cellular “memory” in DNA
by Anne Trafton | MIT News Office on 22. August 2019 at 15:02
Engineers program human and bacterial cells to keep a record of complex molecular events.
Tissue model reveals role of blood-brain barrier in Alzheimer’s
by Anne Trafton | MIT News Office on 12. August 2019 at 14:41
Study finds that Alzheimer’s damage allows toxins to enter the brain, further harming neurons.
A single-photon source you can make at home
by Daniel Darling | Department of Biological Engineering on 9. August 2019 at 17:30
Shining light through household bleach creates fluorescent quantum defects in carbon nanotubes for quantum computing and biomedical imaging.
MIT “Russian Doll” tech lands $7.9M international award to fight brain tumors
by Koch Institute on 26. Juli 2019 at 17:30
Researchers from MIT's Koch Institute will work with teams in the UK and Europe to use nanoparticles to carry multiple drug therapies to treat glioblastoma.
Unmasking mutant cancer cells
by Bendta Schroeder | Koch Institute on 17. Juli 2019 at 13:35
A new dosing regimen for an old cancer drug shows new promise as an immunotherapy.
New CRISPR platform expands RNA editing capabilities
by Sabbi Lall | McGovern Institute for Brain Research on 11. Juli 2019 at 18:00
The new system, dubbed RESCUE, allows RNA edits to be made that were not previously possible.
New vaccine strategy boosts T-cell therapy
by Anne Trafton | MIT News Office on 11. Juli 2019 at 18:00
Super-charging a treatment for leukemia also makes it effective on solid tumors.
Cancer biologists identify new drug combo
by Anne Trafton | MIT News Office on 10. Juli 2019 at 14:59
Two drugs that block cell division synergize to kill tumor cells.
Confining cell-killing treatments to tumors
by Helen Knight | MIT News correspondent on 26. Juni 2019 at 17:59
Attaching a Velcro-like molecule may prevent immune proteins called cytokines from leaking out of cancerous tissue after injection.
Record-breaking DNA comparisons drive fast forensics
by Anne McGovern | Lincoln Laboratory on 26. Juni 2019 at 16:10
Developed at MIT Lincoln Laboratory, IdPrism and its award-winning algorithms provide rapid analysis for complex forensic DNA samples.
Graduate students win first place in 2019 Patagonia Case Competition
by Department of Biological Engineering on 24. Juni 2019 at 19:10
MIT PhD and MBA students proposed a winning solution for sustainable food and apparel packaging.