Six months after reopening, Harvard’s labs report an unblemished safety record, important contributions to the state’s economy, and an array of scientific findings, albeit with the requisite frustration of operating during a pandemic.
Dec. 18, 2020 • ~7 min
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Harvard Medical School scientists reverse age-related vision loss, eye damage from glaucoma in mice.
Dec. 2, 2020 • ~11 min
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Researchers have built two machine learning models that gauge biological age and predict remaining lifespan in mice.
Sept. 15, 2020 • ~7 min
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Research into extending humanity’s healthy lifespan has been progressing rapidly in recent years. In February, a group of aging and longevity scientists founded a nonprofit to foster the work and serve as a resource for governments and businesses looking to understand the potentially far-reaching implications of a population that lives significantly longer, healthier lives.
March 8, 2019 • ~15 min
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