Living cells say: Can you hear me now?
November 17, 2011Researchers find that cells’ chemical signaling includes a way to tell whether signals are being received or not.
MIT team wins iGEM competition track
November 15, 2011Group earns top spot in health and medicine; advances to grand finals for first time.
Charging toward better neural implants
October 26, 2011Researchers improve the efficiency of devices that stimulate damaged nerves, reducing potential side effects.
Computer science gives a boost to heart health
October 12, 2011New technique searches for subtle indicators of risk hidden in a patient’s EKG.
15 MIT students named Siebel Scholars
October 12, 2011Graduate students in computer science, bioengineering and business honored.
Five from MIT win NIH grants
September 20, 2011Grants support biomedical research that will ‘challenge the status quo’ with risk-taking, innovative ideas.
Sanofi Biomedical Innovation Award Program announces request for proposals
August 12, 2011Biomedical Innovation Funding Awards (BIFAs)- Application deadline: Sept. 6
Four from MIT selected as 2011 ACS fellows
August 8, 2011
Four MIT graduate students win HHMI fellowships
August 5, 2011
Daniel Schmidt, neurobiology postdoc, wins cancer fellowship
July 19, 2011Brain-tumor researcher named among 18 fellows
Scientists unveil tools for rewriting the code of life
July 14, 2011New technology from MIT and Harvard can edit DNA at the genome scale, giving cells novel functions.
Student inventor Alice Chen receives Lemelson-MIT Student Prize
March 9, 2011$30,000 prizes awarded to inventive students nationwide; four leading universities celebrate 2011 winners