Shortening carbohydrates in the bacterial cell wall makes them more vulnerable to certain drugs.
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New method for producing thermoset plastics allows them to be broken down more easily after use.
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Automated tabletop machine could accelerate the development of novel drugs to treat cancer and other diseases.
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“Gold standard” material for generating oxygen from water divulges its molecular mechanisms.
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Atmospheric chemist is recognized for her “leadership in working toward real-world solutions to address the global climate crisis.”
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Nine biology alumni had just three minutes and one slide to awe the audience and judges.
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Study finds specific cells in the lungs, nasal passages, and intestines that are more susceptible to infection.
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MIT biochemists can trap and visualize an enzyme as it becomes active — an important development that may aid in future drug development.
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MIT chemists are testing a protein fragment that may inhibit coronaviruses’ ability to enter human lung cells.
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Monitoring the plant hormone ethylene could reveal when fruits and vegetables are about to spoil.
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