March 2014: 2

A paper diagnostic for cancer
“Low-cost urine test developed by MIT engineers amplifies signals from growing tumors to detect disease”
Anne Trafton, MIT News Office — February 24, 2014

Artificial muscles that do the twist
“Researchers develop a bioinspired, actuated material that mimics the complex motion of heart muscle”
Kristen Kusek, Wyss Institute Communications, Harvard University — February 26, 2014

Lessening liver damage
“Scientists believe they’ve found improved treatment for acetaminophen poisoning”
Joseph Caputo, Harvard Gazette — February 19, 2014

Sharper Image
“Researchers capture ultrasharp images of multiple cell components at once”
Dan Ferber, Harvard Medical News — February 3, 2014

Turning back the clock on aging muscles?
“New study supports the possibility of localized rejuvenation”
Institute of Biomaterials & Biomedical Engineering, University of Toronto — February 16, 2014

Imaging within cells (two versions)

A bird’s eye view of cellular RNAs
Dan Ferber, Wyss Institute Communications, Harvard University — February 27, 2014

Location, Location, Location
“New method IDs working copies of genes in human cells; could help diagnose sick tissues early”
Dan Ferber, Harvard Medicine news — February 28, 2014

 
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