Brain and cognitive sciences

New way to turn genes on

December 10, 2014

New way to turn genes on

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Anne Trafton | MIT News Office

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 their choosing in living cells.

Decoding sugar addiction

January 29, 2015

Decoding sugar addiction

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Picower Institute for Learning and Memory

Together, obesity and Type 2 diabetes rank among our nation’s greatest health problem, and they largely result from what many call an “addiction” to sugar.

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