A step toward a universal flu vaccine

With computer models and lab experiments, researchers are working on a strategy for vaccines that could protect against any influenza virus.

Anne Trafton | MIT News Office • mit
Oct. 7, 2020 ~8 min

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Robert Lees, cardiologist and former MIT professor, dies at 82 | MIT News

Former director of the MIT Clinical Research Center and professor in health sciences and technology contributed novel techniques and tools to cardiovascular research.

Institute for Medical Engineering and Science • mit
June 26, 2017 ~6 min

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Wearable AI system can detect a conversation's tone | MIT News

Coupled with audio and vital-sign data, deep-learning system could someday serve as a “social coach” for people with anxiety or Asperger’s.

Adam Conner-Simons | Rachel Gordon | CSAIL • mit
Feb. 1, 2017 ~6 min

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How the brain controls sleep | MIT News

Brain structure generates pockets of sleep within the brain.

Anne Trafton | MIT News Office • mit
Oct. 13, 2015 ~6 min

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