A well-known protein family binds to many more RNA sequences than previously thought in order to help neurons grow.
Sept. 8, 2020 • ~7 min
In the Chinese city of Chengdu, one-third of ride-sharing might replace public transit trips.
July 27, 2020 • ~6 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
New research provides a look at how India could meet its climate targets while maintaining economic growth
July 31, 2019 • ~5 min
Whitehead Institute team finds drugs that activate a key brain gene; initial tests in cells and mice show promise for rare, untreatable neurodevelopmental disorder.
July 31, 2019 • ~6 min
Researchers find vast gains in productivity after countries democratize.
March 7, 2019 • ~7 min
Siqi Zheng studies the economics of China’s urban explosion.
July 3, 2018 • ~7 min
Ten teams will collaborate with local partners, pilot solutions to urban challenges.
May 31, 2018 • ~9 min
MIT economist’s historical study details how railroads helped India trade and grow.
April 26, 2018 • ~6 min
MIT principal investigators will receive funding and support for projects seeking an impact in the developing world.
April 12, 2018 • ~1 min