November 2013: 2

Biologists ID new cancer weakness
“Drugs that block new target gene could make many tumors more vulnerable to chemotherapy”
Anne Trafton, MIT News Office — November 14, 2013

 Immune Turbocharger
“In mice, bone-loss drugs boosted the power of vaccines”
Elizabeth Cooney, Harvard Medical News — November 1, 2013

Mitochondrial Mystery
“Investigating cells’ power packs fuels understanding of rare, and common, diseases”
Stephanie Dutchen, Harvard Medical News — November 15, 2013

What composes the human heart? IBBME researchers crunch the numbers
“Researchers … have identified the optimal structure and cell ratio associated with heart function”
IBBME, University of Toronto, November 15, 2013

Influences on gene expression

Aging erodes genetic control, but it’s flexible
David Orenstein, Brown University News and Events — November 20, 2013

Edited RNA + invasive DNA add individuality
David Orenstein, Brown University News and Events — November 8, 2013

Nanoparticles

Magnetic nanoparticles could aid heat dissipation
“Particles suspended in cooling water could prevent hotspots in nuclear plant cooling systems and electronics”
David L. Chandler, MIT News Office — November 19, 2013

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