Boosting the efficiency of single-cell RNA-sequencing helps reveal subtle differences between healthy and dysfunctional cells.
Oct. 13, 2020 • ~7 min
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Using these new particles, researchers could develop treatments for heart disease and other conditions.
Oct. 5, 2020 • ~8 min
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Machine learning system from MIT CSAIL can look at chest X-rays to diagnose pneumonia — and also knows when to defer to a radiologist.
July 31, 2020 • ~5 min
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The experimental drug has shown promise in early-stage clinical trials conducted in Singapore.
July 29, 2020 • ~8 min
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Research projects will harness the power of artificial intelligence to positively impact human health.
June 18, 2020 • ~7 min
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Chemical process called ELAST allows labeling probes to infuse more quickly, and makes samples tough enough for repeated handling.
May 20, 2020 • ~7 min
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Study finds specific cells in the lungs, nasal passages, and intestines that are more susceptible to infection.
April 22, 2020 • ~9 min
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Nuclear scientists and biomedical researchers team up to investigate whether treatment with gamma radiation could make N95 masks more reusable.
April 10, 2020 • ~10 min
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A new way of making polymers adhere to surfaces may enable better biomedical sensors and implants.
March 20, 2020 • ~6 min
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A variety of MIT research projects could aid efforts to detect and prevent the spread of coronavirus.
March 12, 2020 • ~11 min
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