MIT Biology News

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February 02, 2015
News
A mollusk of a different stripe
Optical features embedded in marine shells may help develop responsive, transparent displays.
February 02, 2015
News
Researchers generate a reference map of the human epigenome
Better understanding of epigenetic modifications could elucidate their role in human traits, diseases.
February 02, 2015
News
Taking technology from the lab to the patient
Daniel Anderson wants to bring advances in drug delivery and biomaterials to the clinic.
February 02, 2015
Announcement
Profs. Keating, Regev and Schwartz promoted to Full Professor
February 02, 2015
News
3 Questions: Pierre Azoulay on the value of funding the NIH
New study shows publicly funded research spurs private drug development.
February 02, 2015
News
Robert Langer wins the Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering
KI faculty member Robert Langer, the David H. Koch Institute Professor, has been named the winner of the 2015 Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering (QEPrize). As there is no Nobel Prize for engineering, the QEPrize was launched in 2011 to fill this void while raising the public profile of...
February 02, 2015
News
Ioannis Yannas to be inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame
MIT professor of polymer science and engineering recognized for inventing "artificial skin."
February 02, 2015
News
Langer wins Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering
Award honors one engineer’s global impact on human health.
January 01, 2015
News
Four KI trainees recognized as Forbes 30 Under 30
The KI boasts a great deal of young talent, and Forbes agrees! Forbes published its fourth annual 30 Under 30 lists in January, recognizing young game changers, movers, and makers in various fields. Four KI-affiliated trainees were named to the lists: two in the healthcare category, and two in the...
January 01, 2015
News
New analysis explains collagen’s force
Experiments and simulations show that adding or removing water makes the material push and pull.