A new model suggests a plan to keep Covid-19 within the capacity of the health-care system while reopening economic activities.
Sept. 8, 2020 • ~7 min
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Bacteria linked to Crohn’s disease are difficult to grow in the lab, but MIT engineers have found a way.
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Specialized nanoparticles create a “breath signal” that could be used to diagnose pneumonia and other infectious or genetic diseases.
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The prototype mask, which includes an N95 filter, can be easily sterilized and worn many times.
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Engineers design nanoparticles that stimulate the immune system, helping it to attack tumors.
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An MIT system uses wireless signals to measure in-home appliance usage to better understand health tendencies.
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Nuclear scientists and biomedical researchers team up to investigate whether treatment with gamma radiation could make N95 masks more reusable.
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Study shows that a simple urine test can reveal the presence of lung cancer in mice.
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Chemical engineers have developed a way to protect transplanted drug-producing cells from immune system rejection.
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A new model can predict which types of glucose-responsive insulin will work in humans and animals.
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