Study: Molecular motors shape chromosome structure

Study: Molecular motors shape chromosome structure

Human cells contain 23 pairs of chromosomes that form a loosely organized cluster in the cell nucleus. When cells divide, they must first condense these …

Spotlight on engineering staff

Spotlight on engineering staff

The MIT School of Engineering hosted its 16th annual Infinite Mile Awards ceremony on May 25 to recognize and reward members of the school’s administrative, …

Mobile App for Opiate Addicts Wins at MIT Grand Hack

Mobile App for Opiate Addicts Wins at MIT Grand Hack

At this year’s edition of MIT’s Hacking Medicine “Grand Hack,” a team of researchers led by Emily Lindemer, a 3rd year PhD candidate in the Harvard-MIT Health …

Thomas Heldt appointed W. M. Keck Career Development Professor

Thomas Heldt appointed W. M. Keck Career Development Professor

Thomas Heldt has been named the W. M. Keck Career Development Professor in Biomedical Engineering at MIT. Thomas is currently the Hermann L. F. von …

A new paper-based test for the Zika virus

A new paper-based test for the Zika virus

A new paper-based test developed at MIT and other institutions can diagnose Zika virus infection within a few hours. The test, which distinguishes Zika from …

IMES is a hub that brings together the community of students, postdoctoral fellows, and faculty who work at the convergence of engineering, science, and translational medicine.

“It’s an invisible layer that can provide a barrier, provide cosmetic improvement, and potentially deliver a drug locally to the area that’s being treated. Those three things together could really make it ideal for use in humans,” Daniel Anderson says.

Photo: Melanie Gonick/MIT
May 9, 2016

Scientists at MIT, Massachusetts General Hospital, Living Proof, and Olivo Labs have developed a new material that can temporarily protect and tighten skin, and smooth …

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Lee Gerhke. Photo by Justin Knight.
June 6, 2016

Delivering Diagnostics Life-threatening viruses need to be diagnosed in all corners of the world. Lee Gehrke may have an answer. Since 2010, Gehrke’s team has …

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Kwanghun Chung
June 22, 2016

Kwanghun (KC) Chung, investigator of neuroscience at the Picower Institute for Learning and Memory, core faculty of the Institute for Medical Engineering and Science, and …

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Varesh Prasad, an MIT graduate student in the Harvard-MIT Health Sciences and Technology program, is creating a multidisciplinary future in health care.

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