Altered peptides from a South American wasp’s venom can kill bacteria but are nontoxic to human cells.
Together, cell growth rate and gene expression shed light on why some tumor cells survive treatment.
Injectable material made of nanoscale particles can deliver arthritis drugs throughout cartilage.
MIT students from the fields of bioengineering, business, computer science, and energy science receive the prestigious awards.
Enzyme can target almost half of the genome’s “ZIP codes” and could enable editing of many more disease-specific mutations.
Method boosts differentiation of stem cells into mature blood cell types, may help leukemia and lymphoma patients.
Technique could be used to detect light or electrical fields in living tissue.
Biological engineers design RNA circuits that enable precise control over the dose of therapeutic protein a patient receives.
New approach generates a wider variety of protein sequences optimized to bind to drug targets.