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Using science for service

September 24, 2014

Using science for service

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Julia Sklar | MIT News correspondent

MIT senior Sofia Essayan-Perez, majoring in brain and cognitive sciences with a minor in applied international studies, has founded an educational nonprofit, conducted neuroscience research, and tu

Bose grants reward risk

November 16, 2014

Bose grants reward risk

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Anne Trafton | MIT News Office

Solar cells made from coal, smart nanoparticles that work with bacteria to fight cancer, and an effort to enhance human cognition by stimulating brain waves are just a few examples of the high-risk

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.

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