Chemists discover the structure of a key coronavirus protein

The protein, which acts as an ion channel, could be a target for new drugs against the SARS-CoV-2 virus.

Anne Trafton | MIT News Office • mit
Nov. 12, 2020 ~5 min

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Advocating for federal research funding on Capitol Hill

Students and postdocs from MIT's Science Policy Initiative meet with lawmakers on Science-Engineering-Technology Congressional Visits Day 2019.

Science Policy Initiative • mit
April 24, 2019 ~6 min

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Center for Environmental Health Sciences announces 2019 call for pilot project proposals

Proposals are invited for basic and translational environmental health sciences research.

Amanda Tat | Center for Environmental Health Sciences • mit
April 3, 2019 ~3 min

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New player in cellular signaling | MIT News

Researchers have identified a key nutrient sensor in the mTOR pathway that links nutrient availability to cell growth.

Nicole Giese Rura | Whitehead Institute • mit
Nov. 9, 2017 ~5 min

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