Unexpected findings in chemokine receptors once believed to be non-functional open up new fields of scientific inquiry.
Oct. 28, 2020 • ~7 min
Automated tabletop machine could accelerate the development of novel drugs to treat cancer and other diseases.
May 28, 2020 • ~8 min
Using engineered binder proteins to detect viral proteins or antibodies rather than RNA, new tests may overcome current challenges in testing for SARS-CoV-2 virus.
May 19, 2020 • ~9 min
Translated into sound, SARS-CoV-2 tricks our ear in the same way the virus tricks our cells.
April 2, 2020 • ~9 min
Engineered signaling pathways could offer a new way to build synthetic biology circuits.
Oct. 23, 2019 • ~7 min
Novel study shows protein CPG15 acts as a molecular proxy of experience to mark synapses for stabilization.
Aug. 6, 2019 • ~7 min
Whitehead Institute team finds drugs that activate a key brain gene; initial tests in cells and mice show promise for rare, untreatable neurodevelopmental disorder.
July 31, 2019 • ~6 min
By turning molecular structures into sounds, researchers gain insight into protein structures and create new variations.
June 26, 2019 • ~8 min
Researchers have devised a faster, more efficient way to design custom peptides and perturb protein-protein interactions.
Feb. 15, 2019 • ~7 min
Technique could yield insights into complex proteins involved in Alzheimer’s and other diseases.
Jan. 18, 2019 • ~5 min