Microneedles made of silk-based material can target plant tissues for delivery of micronutrients, hormones, or genes.
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Scientists discover the structure of an enzyme, found in the human gut, that breaks down a component of collagen.
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A variety of MIT research projects could aid efforts to detect and prevent the spread of coronavirus.
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Simple chip powered by quantum dots allows standard microscopes to visualize difficult-to-image biological organisms.
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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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Study finds Earth’s oceans contain just the right amount of iron; adding more may not improve their ability to absorb carbon dioxide.
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Research underscores infection is not a common hospital transmission.
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MIT sophomore Rachel Shen looks for microscopic solutions to big environmental challenges.
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Deborah Hung shares research strategies to combat tuberculosis as part of the Department of Biology's IAP seminar series on microbes in health and disease.
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