A well-known protein family binds to many more RNA sequences than previously thought in order to help neurons grow.
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In the Chinese city of Chengdu, one-third of ride-sharing might replace public transit trips.
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Peter Reddien's lab at the Whitehead Institute takes a step forward in understanding how neural circuits could be regenerated in adults.
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New research provides a look at how India could meet its climate targets while maintaining economic growth
July 31, 2019 • ~5 min
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Whitehead Institute team finds drugs that activate a key brain gene; initial tests in cells and mice show promise for rare, untreatable neurodevelopmental disorder.
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Researchers find vast gains in productivity after countries democratize.
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Siqi Zheng studies the economics of China’s urban explosion.
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Ten teams will collaborate with local partners, pilot solutions to urban challenges.
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MIT economist’s historical study details how railroads helped India trade and grow.
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MIT principal investigators will receive funding and support for projects seeking an impact in the developing world.
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