Synthetic biologist hopes to develop treatments for cancer and other diseases.
Novel technology could allow researchers to develop and test new antimalaria drugs.
With SHERLOCK, a strip of paper can now indicate presence of pathogens, tumor DNA, or any genetic signature of interest.
Study finds engaging young children in conversation is more important for brain development than “dumping words” on them.
Portable device can generate corrective lens prescriptions in areas with no optometry care.
Francis Bitter Magnet Lab researcher continues a decades-long pursuit to create a revolutionary magnet for nuclear magnetic resolution spectroscopy.
NEWDIGS Initiative at MIT leads multi-stakeholder collaboration to design and pilot a sustainable, patient-centered innovation ecosystem for a target disease.
Technologies named among the year's most significant innovations address health care, radar performance, aircraft collision avoidance, and 24-hour wide-area surveillance.