Family of compounds could someday be useful for fuel cells, supercapacitors, catalysts, and sensors.
Nov. 23, 2020 • ~6 min
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Study suggests mechanical properties of spike proteins can predict infectivity and lethality of different coronaviruses.
Nov. 19, 2020 • ~8 min
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Gelatin-based microcarriers offer higher yield and scalability compared to existing commercial microcarriers.
Nov. 17, 2020 • ~6 min
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The protein, which acts as an ion channel, could be a target for new drugs against the SARS-CoV-2 virus.
Nov. 12, 2020 • ~5 min
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Norepinephrine-producing neurons in the locus coeruleus produce attention focus, impulse control via two distinct connections to prefrontal cortex.
Nov. 3, 2020 • ~8 min
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Immuneering uses bioinformatics to develop new medicines while also helping large pharmaceutical companies improve their treatments.
Oct. 26, 2020 • ~9 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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Study finds that compressing cells, and crowding their contents, can coax them to grow and divide.
Oct. 13, 2020 • ~7 min
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A well-known protein family binds to many more RNA sequences than previously thought in order to help neurons grow.
Sept. 8, 2020 • ~7 min
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