New test may predict Covid-19 immunity

Most people in the United States have some degree of immune protection against Covid-19, either from…

MIT J-WAFS announces 2022 seed grant recipients

The Abdul Latif Jameel Water and Food Systems Lab (J-WAFS) at MIT has awarded eight MIT…

Aging Brain Initiative awards fund five new ideas to study, fight neurodegeneration

Neurodegenerative diseases are defined by an increasingly widespread and debilitating death of nervous system cells, but…

Advocating for vaccine equity

When Digbijay Mahat arrived at MIT in 2017 to begin his postdoctoral studies, he had one…

Launchpad for health care entrepreneurs

When computation and systems biology PhD student Elvira Kinzina was diagnosed with Lyme disease during her…

The promise and pitfalls of artificial intelligence explored at TEDxMIT event

Scientists, students, and community members came together last month to discuss the promise and pitfalls of…

From counting blood cells to motion capture, sensors drive patient-centered research

Sensors and sensing systems — from devices that count white blood cells to technologies that monitor…

Carbon nanotube-based sensor can detect SARS-CoV-2 proteins

Using specialized carbon nanotubes, MIT engineers have designed a novel sensor that can detect SARS-CoV-2 without…