Delivering immune-stimulating nanoparticles to the lungs via red blood cells halts tumor growth in mice.
Nov. 16, 2020 • ~10 min
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Controlling a DNA-synthesizing enzyme with photolithographic methods from the computer chip industry facilitates multiplexed writing and storage of digital data in DNA.
Oct. 19, 2020 • ~9 min
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A biomaterials-based infection vaccine strategy shows first promise in eliciting immunity against SARS-CoV-2 and could be applied broadly to stave off infectious disease.
Aug. 19, 2020 • ~8 min
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The Wyss Institute made improvements to its face shields based on recommendations from area hospitals. Joining forces with a Mansfield, Mass.-based manufacturer, the institute’s face shields are now being produced at a rate of 400,000 a day.
Aug. 17, 2020 • ~11 min
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New platform technology uses red blood cells to generate targeted immune responses in mice
July 13, 2020 • ~8 min
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The Wyss Institute asked its faculty members to predict the biggest scientific advancements in their fields in the next 10 years.
Jan. 13, 2020 • ~10 min
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Researchers are able to build muscle fibers, giving lab-grown meat the texture meat lovers seek.
Oct. 21, 2019 • ~7 min
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The microbiome is a treasure trove of information about human health and disease, but getting it to reveal its secrets is challenging, especially when attempting to study it in living subjects. A new genetic “repressilator” lets scientists noninvasively study its dynamics, acting like a clock that tracks how bacterial growth changes over time with single-cell precision.
Oct. 11, 2019 • ~9 min
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Wyss Institute scientists have developed chip technology that mimics the blood-brain barrier in humans. The new models will help researchers study drugs to treat cancer, neurodegeneration, and other diseases of the central nervous system.
June 21, 2019 • ~11 min
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