Researchers achieve RNA interference, in a lighter package
June 3, 2012Pared-down nucleic acid nanoparticle poses less risk of side effects, offers better targeting.
Targeted nanoparticles show success in clinical trials
April 4, 2012Tiny particles designed to home in on cancer cells achieve tumor shrinkage at lower doses than traditional chemotherapy.
Koch Institute, Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center announce launch of 'Bridge Project' to attack most-lethal forms of cancer
March 6, 2012Institutions, research teams, non-profit organizations join forces in novel approaches targeting pancreatic cancer, glioblastoma.
Delivering RNA with tiny sponge-like spheres
February 27, 2012New RNA interference method holds promise for treating cancer, other diseases.
MIT senior Stephanie Lin wins Rhodes Scholarship
November 19, 2011Student in biology, applied international studies will study at Oxford next year.
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.
Ultrasensitive particles offer new way to find cancer
August 30, 2011Tiny particles that measure microRNA levels in tissue samples could help diagnose and monitor many diseases.
Removable ‘cloak’ for nanoparticles helps them target tumors
April 29, 2011New MIT particles could be used to deliver cancer drugs to nearly any type of tumor.