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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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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Shortening carbohydrates in the bacterial cell wall makes them more vulnerable to certain drugs.
Sept. 16, 2020 • ~6 min
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Study finds that the fusiform face area is active when blind people touch 3D models of faces.
Aug. 26, 2020 • ~8 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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Bacteria linked to Crohn’s disease are difficult to grow in the lab, but MIT engineers have found a way.
Aug. 6, 2020 • ~7 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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New analysis could help uncover potential drug targets for attention deficits and sensory hypersensitivity.
July 22, 2020 • ~7 min
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New method for producing thermoset plastics allows them to be broken down more easily after use.
July 22, 2020 • ~7 min
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Company working with Sikes Lab to test feasibility of low-cost diagnostic that could be manufactured by the millions each day.
July 14, 2020 • ~7 min
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