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Radical New View of Gene Control

Along the genome, proteins form liquid-like droplets that appear to boost the expression of particular genes. In recent years, MIT scientists have developed a new…





NSF’s LIGO Detects Gravitational Waves

Using the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO), the National Science Foundation has detected gravitational waves. Albert Einstein predicted the existence of gravitational waves in his…