Harvard scientists reconstruct evolution of limb-based motion in early tetrapods.
Nov. 25, 2020 • ~6 min
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Ice sheets thousands of kilometers apart influence each other through sea level changes.
Nov. 25, 2020 • ~7 min
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MIT is among nine universities selected as part of a program sponsored by the DoE to support science-based modeling and simulation and exascale computing technologies.
Nov. 24, 2020 • ~7 min
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Asya Magazinnik finds disparate implementation of national policies in jurisdictions across the United States.
Nov. 19, 2020 • ~8 min
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MIT Task Force on the Work of the Future identifies ways to align new technologies with durable careers.
Nov. 17, 2020 • ~17 min
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With her students, aerospace engineer Kerri Cahoy is developing small, affordable “CubeSats” to monitor weather and search for exoplanets.
Nov. 17, 2020 • ~9 min
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Researchers discover gene controlling nectar spur development, opening door for insights into evolution.
Nov. 10, 2020 • ~7 min
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Harvard scientist Cora Dvorkin works to understand nature of dark matter.
Nov. 5, 2020 • ~9 min
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Feeling stressed about the election? It’s not your imagination, Harvard psychologists say, offering ways to help.
Nov. 5, 2020 • ~6 min
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Harvard researchers uncover novel family of sensors in octopuses.
Oct. 29, 2020 • ~7 min
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