MIT hosts 28 Amgen Scholars this summer
September 3, 2010Undergraduates invited to conduct hands-on research with MIT faculty
Proteins linked to longevity also linked to Alzheimer’s
July 27, 2010Sirtuins appear to control production of the devastating protein fragments that form plaques in the brains of Alzheimer’s patients.
RNA offers a safer way to reprogram cells
July 26, 2010New technique holds promise to revert cells to an immature state that can develop into any cell type.
Jeroen Saeij named 2010 Pew Scholar in the Biomedical Sciences
June 18, 2010Biologist hopes to uncover new genetic risk factors for infectious disease as well as new therapies.
Chemical biologist and entrepreneur Carolyn Bertozzi awarded $500,000 Lemelson-MIT Prize
June 2, 2010Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and University of California, Berkeley scientist honored for biotechnology innovations
Rapid analysis of DNA damage now possible
May 4, 2010Technology offers a new way to test potential cancer drugs, detect effects of hazardous agents in our environment.
Four undergraduates named Goldwater scholars
April 26, 2010
Gaining visibility into campus buildings’ real-time energy performance
January 29, 2010
‘Micro-ants’: Tiny conveyor belts for the 21st century
December 15, 2009A new method of moving tiny particles using magnetic polymer beads and magnetic fields could find uses in microchips and in medicine
How to encourage big ideas
December 9, 2009A new study suggests certain types of funding — which provide more freedom and focus less on near-term results — lead to more innovative and influential research.