Scientists study ancient human teeth to learn about their surprising diet.
March 22, 2021 • ~7 min
Researchers have used a genetic engineering strategy to dramatically reduce levels of tau — a key protein that accumulates and becomes tangled in the brain during the development of Alzheimer’s disease — in an animal model of the condition.
March 19, 2021 • ~3 min
New system uses the sun and impure water to make renewable energy.
March 19, 2021 • ~6 min
The risk of future cancers was lowest among participants in a community-based observational study who had a heart-healthy lifestyle.
March 16, 2021 • ~4 min
A Harvard Medical School study shows how SARS-CoV-2 mutations allow the virus to evade the defenses of patients with compromised immune systems.
March 16, 2021 • ~12 min
Harvard study challenges lateral-to-sagittal shift in mammal spine evolution.
March 15, 2021 • ~6 min
Five Harvard School of Dental Medicine students created “My Dental Key,” an online platform with step-by-step video tutorials of dental procedures to supplement clinical and classroom learning.
March 12, 2021 • ~6 min
Watching Perseverance’s journey across a dry, dusty river delta on Mars, it’s difficult to imagine that landscape once glistened with flowing water. But geological evidence, including satellite images and observations from Perseverance’s NASA siblings Curiosity, Spirit and Opportunity, point to an ancient Mars that was once warm and wet. But much is still unknown about […]
March 12, 2021 • ~5 min
Astronomers at the Center for Astrophysics | Harvard & Smithsonian have detected a moving supermassive black hole.
March 12, 2021 • ~4 min
Claire Lamman doubles as an astronomy graduate student at Harvard and an expert space baker.
March 11, 2021 • ~8 min