Researchers have created a treatment that when applied directly to the skin in a mouse model of psoriasis, significantly reduces levels of inflammation and symptoms of psoriasis without systemic side effects.
July 22, 2020 • ~9 min
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New platform technology uses red blood cells to generate targeted immune responses in mice
July 13, 2020 • ~8 min
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With the move to online classes, a group of Harvard students quickly formed a team and collaborated over spring break to develop Congregate, a web platform that enables users to host events or gatherings that are broken into many dynamically generated conversation rooms.
April 10, 2020 • ~6 min
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A new study presents an alternative treatment for acute myeloid leukemia (AML) that has the potential to eliminate AML cells completely.
Jan. 14, 2020 • ~10 min
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A new technique called ELeCt (erythrocyte-leveraged chemotherapy) can transport drug-loaded nanoparticles into cancerous lung tissue by mounting them on the body’s own red blood cells.
Nov. 13, 2019 • ~8 min
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Electronic chip can perform intracellular recording from thousands of connected neurons simultaneously
Researchers from Harvard University have developed an electronic chip that can perform high-sensitivity intracellular recording from thousands of connected neurons simultaneously, allowing them to identify hundreds of synaptic connections.
Sept. 24, 2019 • ~5 min
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Tiny sensors are embedded into stretchable, integrated mesh that grows with the developing tissue, allowing scientists to track how cells grow into organs.
Aug. 16, 2019 • ~3 min
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Researchers from Harvard University, NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab, and the University of Edinburgh suggest that regions of the Martian surface could be made habitable with a material — silica aerogel — that would mimic Earth’s atmospheric greenhouse effect.
July 19, 2019 • ~6 min
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In a breakthrough on the road toward ultra-high-speed Wi-Fi, Harvard researchers have demonstrated for the first time a laser that can emit microwaves wirelessly, modulate them, and receive external radio frequency signals.
April 25, 2019 • ~5 min
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The Wyss Institute and Roche Innovation Center Basel in Switzerland have teamed up to create 3-D bioprinted proximal tubules beside functioning blood vessel compartments, closely mimicking the kidney’s blood-filtration system that removes waste products while returning “good” molecules, such as glucose and amino acids, back into the bloodstream.
March 8, 2019 • ~7 min
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