Study says Antarctic Ice Sheet melt to lift sea level higher than thought

Antarctic Ice Sheet melting to lift sea level higher than thought, study says. New calculations show the rise due to warming would be 30% above forecasts.

Juan Siliezar • harvard
April 30, 2021 ~4 min

Tech breakthrough combines motion capture and neural learning

Harvard researchers develop a new motion-tracking system that delivers an unprecedented look at how animals move and behave naturally.

Juan Siliezar • harvard
Feb. 25, 2021 ~7 min

In online Harvard talk, Bill Gates warns of environmental perils

In an online Harvard Science Book Talk, philanthropist Bill Gates warns of environmental perils ahead and offers a plan to combat them.

Juan Siliezar • harvard
Feb. 24, 2021 ~7 min

New theory behind Chicxulub impactor that killed the dinosaurs

New theory explains origin of comet that killed the dinosaurs.

Juan Siliezar • harvard
Feb. 15, 2021 ~7 min

Harvard scientist turns space images into music

Team uses data from space telescopes to create music.

Juan Siliezar • harvard
Jan. 25, 2021 ~5 min

Reconstructing vertebrates rise from the water to land

Harvard scientists reconstruct evolution of limb-based motion in early tetrapods.

Juan Siliezar • harvard
Nov. 25, 2020 ~6 min

When ice sheets melt, it’s a seesaw effect

Ice sheets thousands of kilometers apart influence each other through sea level changes.

Juan Siliezar • harvard
Nov. 25, 2020 ~7 min

Harvard alumna and researchers ID gene critical to floral nectar spurs

Researchers discover gene controlling nectar spur development, opening door for insights into evolution.

Juan Siliezar • harvard
Nov. 10, 2020 ~7 min

Octopus’ suction cups hold its taste and touch sensors

Harvard researchers uncover novel family of sensors in octopuses.

Juan Siliezar • harvard
Oct. 29, 2020 ~7 min

Aging chimps show social selectivity

Understanding why older chimps tend to favor small circles of meaningful, established friendships rather than seek new ones may help scientists gain a better picture of what healthy human aging should look like and what triggers this social change.

Juan Siliezar • harvard
Oct. 22, 2020 ~7 min