Using engineered binder proteins to detect viral proteins or antibodies rather than RNA, new tests may overcome current challenges in testing for SARS-CoV-2 virus.
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Comfortable, form-fitting garments could be used to remotely track patients’ health.
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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.
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Whisk-shaped device absorbs trace contaminants, preserves them in dry state that can be shipped to labs for analysis.
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A deep-learning model identifies a powerful new drug that can kill many species of antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
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Research underscores infection is not a common hospital transmission.
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Study tracks pollution from state to state in the 48 contiguous United States.
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Improving the rate of handwashing at just 10 major airports could significantly slow the spread of a viral disease, researchers estimate.
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Findings could help researchers design drugs to treat influenza B infections.
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Models that map these relationships based on patient data require fine-tuning for certain conditions, study shows.
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