Tag: Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)

Hamed Okhravi is named co-chair of DARPA cybersecurity study

Hamed Okhravi, a cybersecurity expert and senior staff member at MIT Lincoln Laboratory, has been named a co-chair of a new study for the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA). Titled “Cyber Moonshot: Accelerating Security of Systems with Emerging Technologies (ASSET),” the study will tackle questions of how to implement computer systems that are foundationally […]

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Engineers grow pancreatic “organoids” that mimic the real thing

MIT engineers, in collaboration with scientists at Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute, have developed a new way to grow tiny replicas of the pancreas, using either healthy or cancerous pancreatic cells. Their new models could help researchers develop and test potential drugs for pancreatic cancer, which is currently one of the most difficult types of […]

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