Mortality rate after cancer surgery drops during 10-year period, but gap persists between Black and white patients.
Dec. 3, 2020 • ~3 min
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Thomas Hübl, “founder of the Academy of Inner Science, will offer a three-part workshop to Harvard faculty and staff to help them cope with the demands of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Dec. 3, 2020 • ~9 min
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Evidence of a post-Thanksgiving surge should be emerging this week, a Harvard epidemiologist said, advising people who gathered together to get tested or assume they’re infected.
Dec. 2, 2020 • ~5 min
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Scientists applied the “Perturb-Seq” method to study dozens of genes that are associated with autism spectrum disorder, identifying how specific cell types in the developing mouse brain are impacted by mutations.
Dec. 2, 2020 • ~6 min
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Harvard Medical School scientists reverse age-related vision loss, eye damage from glaucoma in mice.
Dec. 2, 2020 • ~11 min
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OEB 119 students are patched in via livestream and a satellite call to a team of researchers leading an exploration on the seafloor.
Dec. 1, 2020 • ~2 min
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Harvard scientists reconstruct evolution of limb-based motion in early tetrapods.
Nov. 25, 2020 • ~6 min
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For the first time in mice, researchers have coated nanoparticles with an ionic liquid that allows the nanoparticles to survive the immune system and deliver drugs to their targeted spot.
Nov. 25, 2020 • ~5 min
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Ice sheets thousands of kilometers apart influence each other through sea level changes.
Nov. 25, 2020 • ~7 min
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The Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies and Center for Geographic Analysis worked with Microsoft to create a live tracker that monitors the status of COVID cases, broken down by congressional district, to help officials develop testing and vaccine deployment strategies in their areas.
Nov. 24, 2020 • ~4 min
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