Nature-inspired CRISPR enzymes for expansive genome editing

Applied computational biology discoveries vastly expand the range of CRISPR’s access to DNA sequences.

Media Lab • mit
May 19, 2020 ~6 min

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3 Questions: Greg Britten on how marine life can recover by 2050

Committing to aggressive conservation efforts could rebuild ocean habitats and species populations in a few decades.

Lauren Hinkel | EAPS • mit
April 3, 2020 ~10 min

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Microbial communities demonstrate high turnover | MIT News

New research provides insight into the behavior of microbial communities in the ocean.

Carolyn Schmitt | Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering • mit
Jan. 18, 2018 ~7 min

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Determined to make a change | MIT News

Senior Ruth Park draws on her background as she strives for educational reform.

Catherine Curro Caruso | MIT News correspondent • mit
May 12, 2016 ~9 min

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IDSS conversations: Caroline Uhler | MIT News

Electrical engineering and computer science assistant professor is working at the intersection of genomics and computational biology.

Jennifer Donovan | Institute for Data, Systems, and Society • mit
March 24, 2016 ~7 min

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Out of sight and out of mind, sewage can actually tell us a lot about health | MIT News

PhD student Mariana Matus studies human waste to understand individual and community health.

Julia Sklar | MIT News correspondent • mit
Sept. 15, 2015 ~6 min

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