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Precision (plant) medicine: Biotech drug delivery system fights diseases pesticides can’t control

A new method developed by engineers at MIT may offer a starting point for delivering life-saving treatments to plants ravaged ...
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MIT’s Timothy Lu’s gene therapy innovation: Programming cells to fight infection

Anne Trafton | 
In high school and college, Timothy Lu spent a lot of time programming computers. But as his college graduation approached, ...
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Video: MIT scientists create plants that glow in the dark

Anne Trafton | 
Imagine that instead of switching on a lamp when it gets dark, you could read by the light of a ...
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Cracking cancer: Could treatment lie in harnessing immune system defense mechanism?

Anne Trafton | 
For the first time, MIT biologists have now identified a mechanism that the immune system uses to eliminate genetically imbalanced ...