Helen X. Yang
Many Americans living with diabetes, heart disease, or cancer believe their health has been or will be harmed by the ...
Obesity spreads much like infectious diseases, particularly with respect to individuals’ social networks, Harvard researchers say.
To properly store her delicate samples of carbon nanotubes, Ruby A. Lai ’12 spent her hot summer in Cambridge fixing a helium fridge that could cool the temperature down to a few hundredths of a degree above absolute zero.
A high-profile Harvard stem cell study published earlier this year was recently retracted from the journal Nature.
Researchers from Harvard and the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory have engineered a mouse that can “smell” light, which offers a novel approach to studying the science of olfaction.
Monarch butterflies have been the center of attention for Jeremy L. Hsu ’11 for the past year and a half.
A team of undergraduates will build water-turbines that use flowing ocean water to generate electricity.
Harvard Business School Professor Tarun Khanna recently assumed the position of director of the University’s South Asia Initiative.
For Paul Glootz ’13, a pleasant weekend trip home to the city of Magdeburg, Germany, culminated in an appearance on a live German national television show on Monday night.
Harvard researchers have created a molecule that can block an important element of the on-off switch in cancer genes, potentially opening a new front in cancer research.
One student's trip to Liberia began as senior thesis research and evolved into a larger community project with the potential to touch hundreds of lives.
A low-carbohydrate diet with protein and fats primarily from meats may increase susceptibility to heart disease or cancer more so than a high-carbohydrate diet, according to a study published last week by researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health.
Teenagers—especially girls—who regularly sleep less than eight hours a night tend to eat more fatty and sugary foods than those who maintain adequate sleep schedules, according to a study published in yesterday’s issue of the journal Sleep.
Harvard School of Public Health researchers recently discovered a link between the consumption of a common class of infertility drug while pregnant and the birth of autistic children.