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Physics phenomena are simpler and more elegant than people think, Juan Maldacena, professor of theoretical astrophysics at the Institute for Advanced Study, told a packed Pfizer Lecture Hall Tuesday night.
Greenhouse Cafe will be combined with the library as collaborative spaces replace books.
A new variation of gene therapy raises hopes for a safe and effective long-term treatment for the life-threatening heritable disorder.
The research indicates that eight genes in the human body may be related to coffee consumption, either directly or indirectly.
Harvard Medical School professor George M. Church discussed the possibilities and dangers of genetic engineering at a lecture Wednesday.
Harvard scientists developed a coating for medical devices that repels blood and bacteria, researchers announced last Sunday.
By enabling the creation of nanoparticles in user-specified shapes out of materials like silver or gold, the breakthrough offers a range of applications in solar cells, disease detection, and laser technology.
Scientists and researchers at Harvard’s museums shared their knowledge of fossils, gems, and other geological artifacts with the public this week as a part of Earth Science Week.
A team of Harvard researchers developed a scalable technique for creating human insulin-producing beta cells in vitro, a huge stride towards an effective treatment for type 1 diabetes.
A team of Harvard researchers and their colleagues have developed a new software platform that makes it easier for scientists to understand and analyze the many forms of cancer.
The folks behind LS1A—Harvard’s popular introductory life sciences course—have become known for renaming various ordinary aspects of their class, such as tests (“ICEs”) and homework (“pre-games”). Confused by all these unfamiliar terms? Never fear—we’ve created a handy guide to the LS1A lexicon, and added a few suggestions of our own.
The project aimed to gain more insight into circulating tumor cells—CTCs—and their role in metastasis, the spread of cancer from a primary tumor to the rest of the body.
Wright has spent the last three decades of her life working to protect Madagascar's rainforests and bring economic development to the nation's citizens.