App screens for arrhythmia using smartphone camera

App screens for arrhythmia using smartphone camera

Startup develops app to detect irregular heartbeats that can cause strokes. The signs of certain diseases or health conditions can sometimes appear on people’s faces: …

New HST.S46 IAP course “Evolution of an Epidemic” takes MIT undergrads to the heart of the AIDS epidemic in Africa

New HST.S46 IAP course “Evolution of an Epidemic” takes MIT undergrads to the heart of the AIDS epidemic in Africa

Nineteen MIT undergraduates attended the inaugural HST course “Evolution of an Epidemic”, taught during the 2017 IAP in KwaZulu Natal, South Africa.  Focusing on the …

Eight MIT faculty elected to the National Academy of Engineering

Eight MIT faculty elected to the National Academy of Engineering

New members have made advances in artificial skin, wireless communications, nanotechnology, hydrology, and cancer treatment. Eight MIT faculty are among the 84 new members and …

RNA hitches a ride on ultrasound waves

RNA hitches a ride on ultrasound waves

Technique enables rapid delivery of RNA to treat colon inflammation. MIT and Brigham and Women’s Hospital researchers have demonstrated that they can deliver strands of …

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.

February 23, 2017

Dietary supplement derived from tree bark shows promise for treating the disorder. Obstructive sleep apnea, which causes people to briefly stop breathing while asleep, affects …

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April 13, 2017

New system adapts tool known for gene editing; to be used in rapid, inexpensive disease diagnosis. A team of scientists from the Broad Institute of …

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April 4, 2017

The Broshy Fellowship recipients named for the 2016/2017 award season were Helena de Puig Guixe, a Mechanical Engineering PhD student working in the Gerhke Lab with …

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Ultra-long-term drug delivery capsule engineered by MIT and Brigham and Womens Researchers can stay in the body for up to two weeks which enables a more effective and efficient therapy.

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