Using CRISPR technology, researchers are tracking the lineage of individual cancer cells as they proliferate and metastasize in real-time.
today • ~10 min
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MIT study sheds light on the longstanding question of why cancer cells get their energy from fermentation.
Jan. 15, 2021 • ~6 min
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Modifications to chromosomes in “engram” neurons control the encoding and retrieval of memories.
Oct. 5, 2020 • ~7 min
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Findings related to bacterial gene expression overturn fundamental assumptions about basic biological pathways.
Sept. 2, 2020 • ~7 min
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Study finds “epigenomic” alterations evolve as lung tumors become more aggressive and metastasize.
July 23, 2020 • ~7 min
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A biophysicist employs super-resolution microscopy to peer inside living cells and witness never-before-seen phenomena.
July 22, 2020 • ~7 min
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Applied computational biology discoveries vastly expand the range of CRISPR’s access to DNA sequences.
May 19, 2020 • ~6 min
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New CRISPR-based research tool delivers results in an hour; researchers share protocol and kits to advance research and move toward clinical validation.
May 5, 2020 • ~8 min
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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.
March 30, 2020 • ~5 min
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Genetic, geographic, and demographic data from more than 30,000 Americans reveal more genetic diversity within ancestry groups than previously thought.
March 5, 2020 • ~4 min
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