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Rubbing an aching body part can bring some relief. Neuroscientists at MIT's McGovern Institute are looking to find out why.
Researchers at the Center for Theoretical Physics lead work on testing quantum gravity on a quantum processor.
A new study shows how small-scale actions could improve air quality and health outcomes.
The observations could illuminate how supermassive black holes feed and grow.
MIT undergraduate researchers Helena Merker, Harry Heiberger, and Linh Nguyen, and PhD student Tongtong Liu, exploit machine-learning techniques to determine the magnetic structure of materials.
Known as PASTE, the technique holds potential for treating a variety of diseases caused by faulty genes.
New observations show the deepest parts of the quasar's plasma jet in a project led by MIT Haystack Observatory.
In people carrying APOE4, a key brain cell mismanages cholesterol needed to insulate neurons properly — another sign APOE4 contributes to disease by disrupting brain lipids.
Researchers harness new pooled, image-based screening method to probe the functions of over 5,000 essential genes in human cells.
Scientists hypothesize that, as in a hibernating turtle, the brain under sedation and deprived of oxygen may assume a protective state.