Unexpected findings in chemokine receptors once believed to be non-functional open up new fields of scientific inquiry.
Oct. 28, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: cancer covid-19 viruses research cells proteins media-lab school-of-architecture-and-planning school-of-science koch-institute
Study finds that compressing cells, and crowding their contents, can coax them to grow and divide.
Oct. 13, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: genetics cancer biology research cells mechanical-engineering school-of-engineering biological-engineering
Unique survey of gene expression by cell type in humans and mice reveals several deficits affecting the most vulnerable neurons.
July 21, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: neuroscience rna immunology broad-institute research cells school-of-science brain-and-cognitive-sciences computer-science-and-artificial-intelligence-laboratory-csail picower-institute huntingtons
Study shows ripples across a newly fertilized egg are similar to other systems, from ocean and atmospheric circulations to quantum fluids.
March 23, 2020 • ~7 min
Tags: evolution mathematics physics biology research cells school-of-science
Biologists devise an efficient method to prepare fluorescently tagged proteins and simulate their native environment.
Dec. 18, 2019 • ~6 min
Tags: chemistry bacteria biology disease research drug-development cells school-of-science
Lehmann, a world-renowned developmental and cell biology researcher, is the institute’s fifth director.
Sept. 19, 2019 • ~9 min
Tags: biology research cells school-of-science whitehead-institute administration
Tiny, branching extensions called dendrites may be more than just passive information-carriers, study finds.
June 6, 2019 • ~6 min
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Study suggests that stimulating stem cells may protect the gastrointestinal tract from age-related disease.
March 28, 2019 • ~5 min
Tags: medicine biology aging disease research cells school-of-science national-institutes-of-health-nih
Technique sheds light on cells’ health and development; may be useful for precision medicine.
Feb. 11, 2019 • ~6 min
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