A CRISPR-based test developed at MIT and the Broad Institute can detect nearly as many cases as the standard Covid-19 diagnostic.
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SMART researchers find exposing bacteria to hydrogen sulfide can increase antimicrobial sensitivity in bacteria that do not produce H2S.
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Bacteria linked to Crohn’s disease are difficult to grow in the lab, but MIT engineers have found a way.
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The experimental drug has shown promise in early-stage clinical trials conducted in Singapore.
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The company is developing treatments that restore gut bacteria in people struggling with a range of diseases.
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In lab tests, virus-like DNA structures coated with viral proteins provoke a strong immune response in human B cells.
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New molecule for imaging calcium in neurons reduces crosstalk from neighboring neurons.
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Computational modeling yields a protein fragment that could bind to coronavirus spike proteins and destroy them.
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Research projects will harness the power of artificial intelligence to positively impact human health.
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A new platform that precisely quantifies antigens presented on cell surfaces may help researchers and clinicians improve the effectiveness of cancer immunotherapies.
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