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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.
A chemical approach to imaging cells from the inside
by Karen Zusi | Broad Institute on 20. Juni 2019 at 21:06
Researchers develop a new microscopy system for creating maps of cells, using chemical reactions to encode spatial information.
New gene-editing system precisely inserts large DNA sequences into cellular DNA
by Karen Zusi | Broad Institute on 12. Juni 2019 at 13:35
Researchers identify and develop new CRISPR-associated transposase system for targeted integration of DNA, adding key capabilities to gene-editing technology.
From one MSRP generation to the next
by Raleigh McElvery | Department of Biology on 10. Juni 2019 at 17:40
Squire Booker PhD ’94 met with former and current Summer Research Program students to explain how his summer experience at MIT shaped his research trajectory.
The tenured engineers of 2019
by School of Engineering on 4. Juni 2019 at 14:30
Seventeen appointments have been made in eight departments within the School of Engineering.
For one graduate student, MIT's nuclear reactor is like a "second home"
by Leda Zimmerman | Nuclear Reactor Lab on 23. Mai 2019 at 19:20
On the cusp of graduation, health sciences and technology doctoral candidate Agata Wiśniowska '11 sustains her decade-plus connection to the MIT Nuclear Reactor Lab.
A “biomultimeter” lets scientists measure RNA and protein production in real-time
by Kylie Foy | Lincoln Laboratory on 20. Mai 2019 at 16:40
Fluorescent tagging system can expedite the process of designing genes and personalizing medicine.
Twelve MIT students accept 2019 Fulbright Fellowships
by Julia Mongo | Office of Distinguished Fellowships on 16. Mai 2019 at 19:40
Grantees will spend the 2019-2020 academic year pursuing research and teaching opportunities abroad.
A new era in 3-D printing
by Mary Beth O'Leary | Department of Mechanical Engineering on 16. Mai 2019 at 14:35
Mechanical engineering researchers are inventing game-changing technologies and developing a renaissance in 3-D printing.
Robert Langer wins 2019 Dreyfus Prize for Chemistry in Support of Human Health
by Department of Chemical Engineering on 14. Mai 2019 at 18:00
Institute professor is honored for transformative work in drug delivery and tissue engineering.
Making it real
by Emily Makowski | School of Engineering on 13. Mai 2019 at 4:00
Students in a cross-disciplinary projects course are working on real-world engineering problems posed by companies and MIT research labs.
Ashwin Sah, Megan Yamoah, and Steven Truong named 2019-20 Goldwater Scholars
by School of Science on 10. Mai 2019 at 19:30
Three MIT undergraduates honored for their academic achievements.
Painting a fuller picture of how antibiotics act
by Anne Trafton | MIT News Office on 9. Mai 2019 at 14:59
Machine learning reveals metabolic pathways disrupted by the drugs, offering new targets to combat resistance.
Tissue chip headed to International Space Station for osteoarthritis study
by Daniel J. Darling | Department of Biological Engineering on 7. Mai 2019 at 16:00
Successfully launched project aims to understand why some injuries result in post-traumatic osteoarthritis while others heal and recover.
3Q: Susan Hockfield on a new age of living machines
by Bendta Schroeder | Koch Institute on 7. Mai 2019 at 14:00
Convergence research at MIT and beyond seeks new solutions for global challenges.
Merging cell datasets, panorama style
by Rob Matheson | MIT News Office on 6. Mai 2019 at 14:59
Algorithm stitches multiple datasets into a single “panorama,” which could provide new insights for medical and biological studies.
School of Engineering first quarter 2019 awards
by School of Engineering on 3. Mai 2019 at 19:30
Faculty members recognized for excellence via a diverse array of honors, grants, and prizes over the last quarter.