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‘Disease-cancelling technology’: New drugs may act more like noise-control headphones

Zach Winn | 
Rather than focusing on the DNA and proteins involved in a disease, Immuneering focuses on disease-associated gene signaling and expression ...
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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...
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