Seasonal changes in UV may alter the spread of COVID but not as much as social distancing.
Dec. 16, 2020 • ~5 min
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Urs Gasser and John Palfrey are authors of the newly released book “The Connected Parent: An Expert Guide to Parenting in a Digital World.”
Dec. 14, 2020 • ~19 min
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Anthony Fauci predicted herd immunity by next fall and “normality” by 2021’s end, as long as enough people get vaccinated to bring the pandemic to an end.
Dec. 10, 2020 • ~8 min
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COVID-19 has not only sickened and killed millions around the globe, it has wreaked havoc on existing programs to fight health ills that affect millions more. Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health Dean Michelle Williams discusses with the Gazette an “action agenda” on global health for the incoming Biden administration.
Dec. 10, 2020 • ~16 min
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Researchers find that obesity allows cancer cells to outcompete tumor-killing immune cells in a battle for fuel in mice.
Dec. 9, 2020 • ~10 min
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‘Climate Conversations’ series engages researchers, leaders, practitioners, and organizers to seek paths to collaboration, solutions.
Dec. 7, 2020 • ~11 min
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Harvard's AI+Art project aims to get people thinking about how artificial intelligence may impact our lives in the future.
Dec. 4, 2020 • ~12 min
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