Boosting the efficiency of single-cell RNA-sequencing helps reveal subtle differences between healthy and dysfunctional cells.
Oct. 13, 2020 • ~7 min
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Using these new particles, researchers could develop treatments for heart disease and other conditions.
Oct. 5, 2020 • ~8 min
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MIT researchers find blocking the expressions of the genes XPA and MK2 enhances the tumor-shrinking effects of platinum-based chemotherapies in p53-mutated cancers.
Oct. 1, 2020 • ~7 min
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MIT engineers devise a temporary film that may help treat diabetes, infections, and other conditions.
Aug. 26, 2020 • ~6 min
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The experimental drug has shown promise in early-stage clinical trials conducted in Singapore.
July 29, 2020 • ~8 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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Specialized nanoparticles create a “breath signal” that could be used to diagnose pneumonia and other infectious or genetic diseases.
July 20, 2020 • ~5 min
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A new computational method fine-tunes delivery of therapeutics to specific brain regions.
July 10, 2020 • ~6 min
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The prototype mask, which includes an N95 filter, can be easily sterilized and worn many times.
July 9, 2020 • ~7 min
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MIT engineers are using computing modeling to prevent microparticles from clogging during injections.
July 8, 2020 • ~6 min
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