Koch Institute Public Galleries: Cutting off Cancer's Food Supply
How can cancer medicine take advantage of cancer's peculiar eating habits? This video traces the work of the KI's Vander Heiden lab to understand why cancer burns sugar differently from other human cells, and how this could lead to better cancer therapies. The video currently appears in the interactive exhibits of the KI Public Galleries. Learn more at http://ki.mit.edu/galleries.
Graduate Admissions Panel
In this sessions, four professors from various departments for Graduate Education explain and answer questions in regards to the admissions process. All application processes are similar, however key differences are highlighted below. For the Electrical Engineering Department & Computer Science, applications are submitted online and read by 78/120 professors, each individual application is read by 5-7 professors. The committee looks for whether applicants can do good research, independence, exci
The science behind wheeled sports
This unit focuses on cycling and wheelchair racing: what we might collectively call 'wheeled sports'. The Scientific concepts such as force, acceleration and speed are also useful for understanding these sports. However, cycling and wheelchair racing differ from the sports you have studied so far in that technology more obviously plays an important role.
This Unit studies 'proteins'. Starting with a simple analysis of the molecular make up, the Unit moves on to look at the importance of protein and how they are digested and absorbed