Five early career researchers are the 2018 recipients of the NIEHS Outstanding New Environmental Scientist Award (ONES)... 

The program supports innovative research on the relationship between exposure to environmental substances and human disease. Read more


A new study finds that many household goods degrade air quality more than once thought... Read more


New finding suggests differences in how humans and bacteria control production of DNA’s building blocks... Read more


TREX program from the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering takes students to Hawaii to conduct environmental research... Read more


New cancer research initiative eyes individualized treatment for patients. Details matter — perhaps most noticeably in the fight against cancer... Read more 

Some patients respond to a given anticancer therapy, and some do not. A new initiative at MIT takes aim at those details, and the name of the game is precision... Read more


The unusual characteristics of these abundant, bacteria-killing viruses could lead to evolutionary insights. A type of virus that dominates water samples taken from the world’s oceans has long escaped analysis because it has characteristics that standard tests can’t detect. However, researchers at MIT and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine have now managed to isolate and study representatives of these elusive viruses, which provide a key missing link in virus evolution and play an important role in regulating bacterial populations, as a new study reports... Read more


A team from MIT found that microbial communities are able to form despite rapidly varying conditions... Read more


“Mucus really is the unsung hero that has been taming problematic pathogens for millions of years...”... Read more


Research shows the Clean Air Act was likely responsible for a dramatic decline in atmospheric organic aerosol... 

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Technique may predict which therapies a patient is most sensitive or resistant to... 

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