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.
Delivering a potent cancer drug with nanoparticles can lessen side effects
January 11, 2011The new nanoparticle, which delivers the drug in a form activated when it reaches its target, also treats tumors more effectively than the unadorned drug in mice.