Automated tabletop machine could accelerate the development of novel drugs to treat cancer and other diseases.
May 28, 2020 • ~8 min
Tags: chemistry medicine research drug-development proteins school-of-science national-science-foundation-nsf
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
Tags: health public-health covid-19 pandemic rna disease research proteins school-of-engineering grants singapore-mit-alliance-for-research-and-technology-smart
Translated into sound, SARS-CoV-2 tricks our ear in the same way the virus tricks our cells.
April 2, 2020 • ~9 min
Tags: machine-learning artificial-intelligence covid-19 music biology arts research proteins school-of-engineering quest-for-intelligence civil-and-environmental-engineering nanoscience-and-nanotechnology mit-ibm-watson-ai-lab
Engineered signaling pathways could offer a new way to build synthetic biology circuits.
Oct. 23, 2019 • ~7 min
Tags: bacteria biology microbes research proteins school-of-engineering school-of-science national-institutes-of-health-nih biological-engineering
Novel study shows protein CPG15 acts as a molecular proxy of experience to mark synapses for stabilization.
Aug. 6, 2019 • ~7 min
Tags: neuroscience biology memory research proteins school-of-science brain-and-cognitive-sciences picower-institute
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
Tags: genetics crispr mental-health development biology pharmaceuticals disease research drug-development behavior proteins school-of-science brain-and-cognitive-sciences national-institutes-of-health-nih whitehead-institute picower-institute
By turning molecular structures into sounds, researchers gain insight into protein structures and create new variations.
June 26, 2019 • ~8 min
Tags: machine-learning artificial-intelligence music arts research apps proteins school-of-engineering technology-and-society civil-and-environmental-engineering national-institutes-of-health-nih nanoscience-and-nanotechnology
Researchers have devised a faster, more efficient way to design custom peptides and perturb protein-protein interactions.
Feb. 15, 2019 • ~7 min
Tags: health cancer biology data disease research proteins school-of-science computer-modeling biological-engineering drug-delivery
Technique could yield insights into complex proteins involved in Alzheimer’s and other diseases.
Jan. 18, 2019 • ~5 min
Tags: chemistry imaging biology research proteins school-of-science magnets plasma-science-and-fusion-center
Study reveals atomic structure of tropoelastin, showing what goes wrong in some diseases.
June 25, 2018 • ~8 min
Tags: chemistry biology research proteins school-of-engineering national-science-foundation-nsf biomaterials civil-and-environmental-engineering national-institutes-of-health-nih
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