In a mouse model, restoring activity of a specific forebrain region reverses social traits associated with autism.
The new system, dubbed RESCUE, allows RNA edits to be made that were not previously possible.
New MIT system of contracting fibers could be a boon for biomedical devices and robotics.
Checkelsky, Chung, LeBeau, Lee, Marelli, Slatyer, and Surendranath receive the highest U.S. award for young scientists and engineers.
MIT’s first-ever Science of Reading event brings together researchers and educators to discuss how to use research to improve literacy outcomes.
General-purpose language works for computer vision, robotics, statistics, and more.
Researchers develop a new microscopy system for creating maps of cells, using chemical reactions to encode spatial information.
MIT CSAIL system can learn to see by touching and feel by seeing, suggesting future where robots can more easily grasp and recognize objects.
Researchers combine deep learning and symbolic reasoning for a more flexible way of teaching computers to program.
By introducing a gene variant associated with autism into monkeys, researchers hope to study treatment options for severe neurodevelopmental disorders.
Researchers identify and develop new CRISPR-associated transposase system for targeted integration of DNA, adding key capabilities to gene-editing technology.