Last month, the UK branch of the Personal Genome Project (PGP-UK) went online, following the American project started by genetics professor George Church and colleagues at Harvard Medical School in 2005.
A study published in connection with the Harvard Kennedy School earlier this month found that university students and government nurses in Bangalore, India who cheated on a simple task were more likely to want government jobs.
A Harvard study recently found that consuming nuts on a regular basis can reduce a person’s risk of dying from heart disease and cancer.
A group of researchers led by Dr. Peter H. Mundel at Massachusetts General Hospital has recently identified the first targeted therapy for a specific type of kidney disease, focal segmental glomerulosclerosis, or FSGS.
A recent study conducted by researchers from Harvard and seven other institutions suggests that methane emissions in the United States could be 1.5 times greater than the amount estimated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and 1.7 times greater than that estimated by the Emissions Database for Global Atmospheric Research.
Four Harvard undergraduates have received second place and a $10,000 award in the national Collegiate Inventors Competition for their development of a convenient, low-cost chemotherapy patch, Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences announced Tuesday.
John M. Deutch, who served in multiple capacities for the Department of Energy and later directed the Central Intelligence Agency under President Bill Clinton, lectured Wednesday on the future of global energy, expressing a need for adaptation and not just mitigation to climate change.
John M. Deutch, an Institute professor at MIT and former Deputy Secretary of Energy under President Clinton, is discussing the future of energy policy in the United States and how we can sustain our energy output.
A recent scientific expedition to the Cape Melville rainforest in Australia, led in part by a Harvard researcher, resulted in the discovery of three new vertebrate species. The scientists identified a golden colored skink, a leaf-tailed gecko, and a boulder-dwelling frog—all of which have been isolated in their environment for millions of years.
Researchers from Harvard Medical School have predicted that many more tumor suppressor and oncogenes have a combined effect on the development of disease than originally thought, concluding that cancer is even more complex than imagined.
Using troves of data to allow patients to know whether they are at risk for strep throat, Harvard Medical School researchers hope to lessen the number of unnecessary visits Americans make to their doctors for strep tests.
Harvard researchers have used Zebrafish, a tropical freshwater fish, to develop a way to turn human stem cells into muscle tissue.
Ted Rusin, a food scientist at the Culinary Institute of America, explains the chemistry behind the use of the enzyme transglutaminase as 'meat glue' as part of the Science and Cooking lecture series on Monday.