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Image of the Day: A Swell Idea

By The Scientist Staff | July 19, 2017

To improve the resolution of biological samples at the cellular level, researchers inflate tissues with “swellable polymers” so that they’re easier to see under the microscope.    

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MIT Provost Steps Down

By Erin Weeks | September 18, 2013

Chris Kaiser, a molecular biologist, leaves his administrative post to return to research and teaching.

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