Medicine, microorganisms and Mexico
February 6, 2012Biology major and Rhodes Scholar combines research and social service in the study of infectious diseases.
How spider webs achieve their strength
February 2, 2012It’s not just the strength of the silk itself, a new study finds; the silk’s way of stretching and the structure of the whole web help it resist damage.
MIT faculty see promise in American manufacturing
January 25, 2012Study group is tackling hard questions about what it will take to stoke renewal.
Minimizing background noise in stem cell culture
January 21, 2012
MIT senior Stephanie Lin wins Rhodes Scholarship
November 20, 2011Student in biology, applied international studies will study at Oxford next year.
MIT team wins iGEM competition track
November 15, 2011Group earns top spot in health and medicine; advances to grand finals for first time.
Gobind Khorana, MIT professor emeritus, dies at 89
November 10, 2011Nobel-winning biochemist made seminal contributions to genetics, was a loyal teacher and mentor.
Jaenisch receives Medal of Science at White House ceremony
October 24, 2011Among 12 honored by President Barack Obama on Friday.
Kaiser to lead National Institute of General Medical Sciences
October 18, 2011Cell biologist to start new position in spring 2012.
Analysis of 29 mammals reveals genomic ‘dark matter’
October 13, 2011Genomic comparison offers a new map for charting human disease and biology.
Sanofi Biomedical Innovation Award Program announces request for proposals
August 12, 2011Biomedical Innovation Funding Awards (BIFAs)- Application deadline: Sept. 6
Four MIT graduate students win HHMI fellowships
August 5, 2011
Scientists unveil tools for rewriting the code of life
July 15, 2011New technology from MIT and Harvard can edit DNA at the genome scale, giving cells novel functions.