MIT researchers identify a molecule that could target advanced prostate cancer as well as a variety of other cancers.
Nov. 19, 2020 • ~9 min
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Study suggests mechanical properties of spike proteins can predict infectivity and lethality of different coronaviruses.
Nov. 19, 2020 • ~8 min
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Device could provide pressurized steam to run autoclaves without the need for electricity in off-grid areas.
Nov. 18, 2020 • ~7 min
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Gelatin-based microcarriers offer higher yield and scalability compared to existing commercial microcarriers.
Nov. 17, 2020 • ~6 min
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Machine learning model predicts probability that a particular urinary tract infection can be treated by specific antibiotics.
Nov. 5, 2020 • ~7 min
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MIT conference illustrates technologies developed in response to the pandemic and new opportunities for AI solutions for clinical management.
Oct. 27, 2020 • ~9 min
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Immuneering uses bioinformatics to develop new medicines while also helping large pharmaceutical companies improve their treatments.
Oct. 26, 2020 • ~9 min
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Computational method for screening drug compounds can help predict which ones will work best against tuberculosis or other diseases.
Oct. 15, 2020 • ~7 min
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Dwaipayan Banerjee’s new book examines the psychological and social terrain of living with cancer in a country where the disease has long been downplayed.
Oct. 7, 2020 • ~10 min
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With computer models and lab experiments, researchers are working on a strategy for vaccines that could protect against any influenza virus.
Oct. 7, 2020 • ~8 min
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