A key finding: Early reopening last spring led to a dramatic drop in “quarantine strength” in southern and west-central U.S. states.
Dec. 14, 2020 • ~9 min
The discovery can help to cure bacterial infections without inducing resistance or causing harm to good bacteria.
Dec. 10, 2020 • ~6 min
Opioid receptor MOR1 changes discovered in neurodegenerative disease model.
Dec. 10, 2020 • ~5 min
Applications and challenges of sensing technology have been accelerated by Covid-19.
Dec. 1, 2020 • ~6 min
Study suggests mechanical properties of spike proteins can predict infectivity and lethality of different coronaviruses.
Nov. 19, 2020 • ~8 min
Letting an algorithm decide which maintenance holes to test for evidence of coronavirus could improve pandemic containment efforts.
Oct. 28, 2020 • ~5 min
MIT conference illustrates technologies developed in response to the pandemic and new opportunities for AI solutions for clinical management.
Oct. 27, 2020 • ~9 min
Immuneering uses bioinformatics to develop new medicines while also helping large pharmaceutical companies improve their treatments.
Oct. 26, 2020 • ~9 min
Tool developed at MIT simultaneously measures chemical and electrical brain signals, revealing unexpectedly complex relationship between brain signals.
Oct. 13, 2020 • ~7 min
With computer models and lab experiments, researchers are working on a strategy for vaccines that could protect against any influenza virus.
Oct. 7, 2020 • ~8 min