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Thin walls with potentially fatal consequences

Given the choice between safer and cheaper construction, many housing design companies in earthquake-prone developing countries see themselves forced to save on expensive construction...

Epigenomics of Alzheimer’s disease progression

Our susceptibility to disease depends both on the genes that we inherit from our parents and on our lifetime experiences. These two components —...

New way to turn genes on

Using a gene-editing system originally developed to delete specific genes, MIT researchers have now shown that they can reliably turn on any gene of...

New interdisciplinary center at MIT to focus on the microbiome and...

More than 90 percent of the genes in our bodies do not come from our own cells. Instead, the vast majority of this genetic...