Using this computational system, researchers can identify viral protein sequences that could make better vaccine targets.
yesterday • ~8 min
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The swirling currents occur when the rodlike structures that extend inward from the cells’ membranes bend in tandem, like stalks of wheat caught in a strong
Jan. 13, 2021 • ~5 min
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What is a margin of error? This statistical tool can help you understand vaccine trials and political polling
Whether you are predicting the outcome of an election or studying how effective a new drug is, there will always be some uncertainty. A margin of error is how statisticians measure that uncertainty.
Jan. 6, 2021 • ~5 min
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A key finding: Early reopening last spring led to a dramatic drop in “quarantine strength” in southern and west-central U.S. states.
Dec. 14, 2020 • ~9 min
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If you've ever wondered how to use cookie cutters to minimize wasted dough, you've homed in on a math problem no algorithm can yet handle.
Dec. 8, 2020 • ~6 min
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MIT is among nine universities selected as part of a program sponsored by the DoE to support science-based modeling and simulation and exascale computing technologies.
Nov. 24, 2020 • ~7 min
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Despite the disruption caused by the pandemic, MIT students have carved out meaningful hands-on experiences.
Oct. 19, 2020 • ~10 min
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Computational method for screening drug compounds can help predict which ones will work best against tuberculosis or other diseases.
Oct. 15, 2020 • ~7 min
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National Science Foundation awards proposal for space weather modeling.
Sept. 10, 2020 • ~7 min
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Reopening elementary schools carries less COVID-19 risk than high schools – but that doesn't guarantee safety
New research points to why reopening elementary schools is the safest bet and what else needs to happen for schools to have the best chance of staying open.
Aug. 25, 2020 • ~9 min
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