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February 24, 2012
, cells separate by rolling away.
February 23, 2012
reveals how modern English resembles Old Japanese, and other surprising convergences between far-flung tongues.
February 22, 2012
Technology developed at MIT can control the composition and structure of
as they grow.
February 21, 2012
By swapping microbial genes, Chris Voigt designs
cells with novel functions
February 17, 2012
Clinical trials of a programmable,
shows promise in treating osteoporosis.
February 16, 2012
For the first time, researchers find
prions in wild strains of yeast
, and show they can help the organisms withstand stress.
February 15, 2012
To keep energy consumption under control, future chips may need to
move data using light instead of electricity
— and the technical expertise to build them may reside in the United States.
February 14, 2012
MIT team makes progress toward goal of
inexpensive grid-scale batteries
that could help make intermittent renewable energy sources viable.
February 10, 2012
Five MIT researchers — Mary Boyce, William Delaney, Elazer Edelman, Mujid Kazimi and K. Dane Wittrup — are among the 66 new members and 10 foreign associates elected to the
National Academy of Engineering
(NAE) on Feb. 9.
February 9, 2012
New model of neuro-electric activity
could help scientists better understand quiescent brain states such as coma.