Invasive tawny crazy ants have an intense craving for calcium – with implications for their spread in the US
The spread of tawny crazy ants may be driven, in part, by their need for calcium.
Jan. 21, 2021 • ~5 min
Anti-nutrients naturally occur in food and can block the amount of other nutrients available for your body to use. But their effects aren't all bad, which is why they're undergoing an image makeover.
Jan. 12, 2021 • ~8 min
Harvard researchers become the first to cool a polyatomic molecule using light.
Sept. 11, 2020 • ~8 min
New research links higher death rates among diabetic women with coronary calcium scores greater than 100.
Aug. 25, 2020 • ~5 min
Mud blister worms make their homes in the shells of oysters and other shellfish, where they weaken their hosts.
June 3, 2020 • ~7 min
Harvard’s Keutsch Research Group is working on a controversial idea that might someday be our best hope against climate change: stratospheric aerosol injection.
Sept. 11, 2019 • ~8 min
When recommending vitamin D supplements, doctors should treat each patient's requirements as unique rather than rely on "one-size-fits-all" guidelines.
Aug. 14, 2019 • ~3 min