When scientists moved from manipulating atoms to messing with molecules, molecules started to disappear from view. Professor Kang-Kuen Ni has figured out why.
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African grey parrot Griffin shows off his brain power, making students doubt their own.
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Genomic analysis shows long-term genetic mixing in West Asia before the rise of the world’s first cities
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Ph.D. student Frederick Moss brings together the incongruous worlds of science and art.
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Mansi Srivastava's lab worked with middle school teachers in an education workshop on DNA and evolution.
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Several decades in the making, the Harvard Microbiotics Lab’s Robobee made its first solo flight.
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Study published in Science shows that gut microbes can chew up medications, with serious side effects.
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Harvard Ph.D. students explore the culture and science of food in the latest episodes of the Veritalk podcast. The talks cover veganism, gut health, food and diaspora, and childhood obesity.
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The surprising success story of the golden jackal in Europe holds lessons about nature’s resilience and about how nature might respond to the evolutionary pressure exerted by humans as we change the natural landscape. The Gazette spoke with doctoral student Nathan Ranc for insight.
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A Ph.D. student working in the lab of Professor Mikhail Lukin, co-director of the Quantum Science and Engineering Initiative, has demonstrated a method for engineering an interaction between two qubits using photons.
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