Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT  
Life Sciences - Oct 17
Life Sciences
Four other MIT researchers to receive New Horizons Prizes in math and physics; two alumni win Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics. Angelika Amon, an MIT professor of biology, is one of five scientists who will receive a 2019 Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences, given for transformative advances toward understanding living systems and extending human life.
Medicine - Oct 17

Delivered together, the two join forces to eradicate drug-resistant bacteria. In the fight against drug-resistant bacteria, MIT researchers have enlisted the help of beneficial bacteria known as probiotics.

Computer Science - Oct 17
Computer Science

System that automatically identifies people moving around indoors could enable self-adjusting homes.

Medicine - Oct 16

Deep-learning model has been used successfully on patients, may lead to more consistent screening procedures.

Life Sciences - Oct 15
Life Sciences

New approach generates a wider variety of protein sequences optimized to bind to drug targets.

Environment - Oct 17

Long-term melting may lead to release of huge volumes of cold, fresh water into the North Atlantic, impacting global climate.

Life Sciences - Oct 16
Life Sciences

Biological engineers design RNA circuits that enable precise control over the dose of therapeutic protein a patient receives.

Mathematics - Oct 15

Machine-learning model provides risk assessment for complex nonlinear systems, including boats and offshore platforms.

Physics - Oct 15

Study reveals the details of light-induced phase changes. The way that ordinary materials undergo a phase change, such as melting or freezing, has been studied in great detail.

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