Harvard scientist turns space images into music

Team uses data from space telescopes to create music.

Juan Siliezar • harvard
Jan. 25, 2021 ~5 min

Reconstructing vertebrates rise from the water to land

Harvard scientists reconstruct evolution of limb-based motion in early tetrapods.

Juan Siliezar • harvard
Nov. 25, 2020 ~6 min

When ice sheets melt, it’s a seesaw effect

Ice sheets thousands of kilometers apart influence each other through sea level changes.

Juan Siliezar • harvard
Nov. 25, 2020 ~7 min

Harvard alumna and researchers ID gene critical to floral nectar spurs

Researchers discover gene controlling nectar spur development, opening door for insights into evolution.

Juan Siliezar • harvard
Nov. 10, 2020 ~7 min

Octopus’ suction cups hold its taste and touch sensors

Harvard researchers uncover novel family of sensors in octopuses.

Juan Siliezar • harvard
Oct. 29, 2020 ~7 min

Aging chimps show social selectivity

Understanding why older chimps tend to favor small circles of meaningful, established friendships rather than seek new ones may help scientists gain a better picture of what healthy human aging should look like and what triggers this social change.

Juan Siliezar • harvard
Oct. 22, 2020 ~7 min

3D model seeks to explain mysterious hexagon storm on Saturn

Harvard researchers use a 3D model to figure out how a hexagon-shaped mega-storm on Saturn was formed.

Juan Siliezar • harvard
Oct. 5, 2020 ~8 min

Harvard climate change expert discusses extreme heat

With the threat of extreme heat rising, from California to Siberia, we ask climate scientist Peter Huybers what to expect in the future.

Juan Siliezar • harvard
Sept. 30, 2020 ~7 min

Curve on shoes makes walking easier, but may lead to foot problems

Toe springs in shoes make walking easier but may come at a cost.

Juan Siliezar • harvard
Sept. 17, 2020 ~7 min

Harvard team uses laser to cool polyatomic molecule

Harvard researchers become the first to cool a polyatomic molecule using light.

Juan Siliezar • harvard
Sept. 11, 2020 ~8 min