Study looks at why late-night eating increases obesity risk

A new study explains that when we eat significantly impacts our energy expenditure, appetite, and molecular pathways in body fat.

Kira Sampson • harvard
Oct. 4, 2022 ~7 min

Harvard scientists prove sea level fingerprints do exist

Harvard researchers take sea level fingerprints from theory to fact.

Juan Siliezar • harvard
Sept. 29, 2022 ~7 min

Genetic study shows evolution of human pelvis

Study shows how pelvis takes shape and what genes orchestrate the process.

Juan Siliezar • harvard
Sept. 28, 2022 ~4 min

Parents are so wrong about teenage sleep and health

Harvard-affiliated study upends common myths around melatonin, weekends, school start times.

Brigham and Women’s Communications • harvard
Sept. 28, 2022 ~5 min

Forget the sedatives, I’ll take some VR

Study of hand-surgery patients suggests “immersive experience” can curb need for drugs, cut hospital stay.

Jacqueline Mitchell • harvard
Sept. 26, 2022 ~6 min

Harvard scientists study tree rings see climate change clues

Tree rings could hold clues to climate change and forest change.

Juan Siliezar • harvard
Sept. 20, 2022 ~9 min

When can women with early-stage breast cancer skip radiation?

Emerging research suggests following surgery with medication may produce similar results for patients as young as 55.

Maureen Salamon • harvard
Sept. 15, 2022 ~3 min

Why are young people so miserable?

A Harvard-led study examining measures of well-being showed younger adults had the lowest scores of any age group.

Alvin Powell • harvard
Sept. 15, 2022 ~10 min

Study links chronic vaping to progressive lung damage

Study is first to microscopically evaluate the pulmonary tissue of e-cigarette users for chronic disease.

Harvard Gazette • harvard
Sept. 13, 2022 ~4 min

Randall Munroe and the power of ‘What If?’

Randall Munroe is asking “What If?” again. You might like the answer.

Alvin Powell • harvard
Sept. 12, 2022 ~7 min