A new study takes the most comprehensive look to date at the connection between the ancestry and the molecular makeup of cancer.
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How We Feel app helps fill information gaps regarding the spread of the novel coronavirus.
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The CRISPR-based molecular diagnostics chip’s capacity ranges from detecting a single type of virus in more than 1,000 samples at a time to searching a small number of samples for more than 160 different viruses, including the COVID-19 virus.
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As the pandemic intensifies, Harvard scientists work to find a treatment.
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Facing a pandemic, scientific and administrative teams across the Broad Institute raced to enable coronavirus testing in a matter of days.
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Massachusetts may need 1.4 million COVID-19 tests and ramp up to tens of thousands given a day, Harvard experts said.
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Researchers have designed personalized blood biopsies that offer the potential of an early warning signal of breast cancer recurrence.
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Fewer off-target edits and greater targeting scope bring gene editing technology closer to treating human diseases.
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Studying the mumps virus genomes in 2016 and 2017 filled in gaps about how the disease was spreading in Massachusetts and elsewhere in the U.S.
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An international team of 1,300 scientists has generated the most complete cancer genome map to date, bringing researchers closer to identifying all major cancer-causing genetic mutations.
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