Study finds “epigenomic” alterations evolve as lung tumors become more aggressive and metastasize.
July 23, 2020 • ~7 min
A biophysicist employs super-resolution microscopy to peer inside living cells and witness never-before-seen phenomena.
July 22, 2020 • ~7 min
Peter Reddien's lab at the Whitehead Institute takes a step forward in understanding how neural circuits could be regenerated in adults.
July 8, 2020 • ~8 min
Certain cancer therapeutics concentrate within cells — a finding that could change the way scientists think about drug design.
June 26, 2020 • ~10 min
The lateral septum encodes spatial information with a special emphasis on where the reward lies.
June 23, 2020 • ~4 min
The MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab is funding 10 research projects aimed at addressing the health and economic consequences of the pandemic.
May 19, 2020 • ~10 min
Nine biology alumni had just three minutes and one slide to awe the audience and judges.
May 12, 2020 • ~6 min
Differently shaped RNA molecules allow HIV to express different genes from the same RNA sequence.
May 11, 2020 • ~9 min
When searching for extraterrestrial life, astronomers may want to look at planets with hydrogen-rich atmospheres.
May 4, 2020 • ~9 min
MIT professor and intensivist/trauma surgeon explains the new challenges that Covid-19 brings to treating patients in acute respiratory distress.
April 29, 2020 • ~7 min