Tiny biosensors could eventually be used to monitor changes in the body, giving doctors and patients a leg up on keeping healthy.
The U.S. continues to push the World Health Organization to open up frozen smallpox supplies for testing, which could lead to better viral vaccinations. Others fear that may put a deadly virus in the hands of terrorists.
Could an approach that focuses on common thinking processes better prepare MIT students?
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Vaxinnate's vaccines may provide better stimulation of the immune system.
Biotech drugs can cost hundreds of thousands of dollars a year. Cheaper generic versions could save countless lives, but proving their safety and effectiveness is no easy task.