Fresh insights into inflammation, aging brains

Harvard scientists’ research on mice suggests chain reaction may be involved in the brain's aging process.

Clea Simon • harvard
Jan. 17, 2023 ~7 min

Harvard-led analysis finds ExxonMobil internal research accurately predicted climate change

In the study, scientists showed how the multinational energy giant worked to cloud the issue.

Alice McCarthy • harvard
Jan. 12, 2023 ~9 min

Excerpt from ‘Why We Meditate’

Daniel Goleman, Tsoknyi Rinpoche walk us through science, practice of meditation in book excerpt.

Harvard Gazette • harvard
Jan. 10, 2023 ~15 min

Modeling the power of vaccines

Scientists have designed a mathematical model that can predict COVID-19 vaccines’ effectiveness over the long term in healthy individuals and those who have cancer or suppressed immune responses.

Katie Marquedant • harvard
Jan. 9, 2023 ~4 min

Giving students everywhere up-close access to a world of art

The International Image Interoperability Framework makes online access as good as, or better than, physical interaction with library collections.

Anna Burgess • harvard
Jan. 9, 2023 ~7 min

Weekend ‘catch-up sleep’ might offer a lifeline

The next time you want to hassle your teenager about sleeping in on Saturday, maybe go back to bed instead.

Alvin Powell • harvard
Jan. 6, 2023 ~7 min

In mouse model, scientists develop cancer vaccine that kills brain tumors

Scientists at Harvard-affiliated Brigham and Women’s Hospital have developed a cancer vaccine to simultaneously kill and prevent brain cancer in advanced mouse models.

Harvard Gazette • harvard
Jan. 4, 2023 ~4 min

With an eye on climate, a helping hand for health care’s front lines

The Center for Climate, Health and the Global Environment has teamed up with the nonprofit Americares to develop a toolkit for community-based health centers offering advice to clinicians, patients, and facility administrators on how to prepare for and handle climate-related emergencies.

Alvin Powell • harvard
Jan. 3, 2023 ~6 min

It’s heart attack season

Circumstances differ person to person, specialist says, but likely culprits include medication lapses and stress.

Liz Mineo • harvard
Dec. 20, 2022 ~5 min

What we learned in 2022

Highlights from another year of discovery at Harvard, where inquiring minds are the norm.

Harvard Gazette • harvard
Dec. 20, 2022 ~3 min