Disease

06.24.16
MIT: More collaboration is needed to fight disease
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MIT: More collaboration is needed to fight disease

Medicine crosses so many fields that government must coordinate and fund research.

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03.30.16
Drones deliver sterile insects to tackle disease in Ethiopia
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Drones deliver sterile insects to tackle disease in Ethiopia

They reduce the tsetse fly population and stop the spread of trypanosomiasis.

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11.29.15
Scientists show that gene editing can 'turn off' human diseases
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Scientists show that gene editing can 'turn off' human diseases

Scientists have shown that a new gene editing technique could erase one or more diseases.

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08.16.15
Digital pens help spot early signs of brain conditions
08.16.15

Digital pens help spot early signs of brain conditions

MIT researchers are using digital pens to predict the onset of brain conditions like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's.

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