Walter Willett looks at what’s healthy for you and the planet

Walter Willett, professor of epidemiology and nutrition at the T.H. Chan School of Public Health, takes a closer look at a diet that is as healthy for you as it is the planet,

Clea Simon • harvard
Feb. 10, 2021 ~8 min

Researchers investigate autism spectrum disorder genes

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.

Jessica Lau • harvard
Dec. 2, 2020 ~6 min

Single-shot COVID-19 vaccine proves successful with primates

A single-shot COVID-19 vaccine is being developed by scientists led by a Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center immunologist.

Harvard Gazette • harvard
July 30, 2020 ~5 min

Harvard’s coronavirus vaccine efforts

Team at Harvard plans to launch a clinical trial for a potential COVID-19 vaccine in the fall.

Juan Siliezar • harvard
April 13, 2020 ~10 min

Researchers propose ‘machine behavior’ field could blend AI, social sciences

Researchers propose a new field of study — “machine behavior” — to look at artificial intelligence through the lens of biology, economics, psychology, and other behavioral and social sciences.

Leah Burrows • harvard
June 7, 2019 ~8 min

Microneedle pill takes the sting out of insulin

A team of investigators from Harvard-affiliated Brigham and Women’s Hospital, MIT, and Novo Nordisk has developed a microneedle pill that can deliver an oral formulation of insulin that can be swallowed rather than injected.

Haley Bridger • harvard
Feb. 8, 2019 ~6 min

New technique enables subcellular imaging of brain tissue 1,000X faster than other methods

Combining two recently developed technologies — expansion microscopy and lattice light-sheet microscopy — researchers have developed a method that yields high-resolution visualizations of large volumes of brain tissue, at speeds roughly 1,000 times faster than other methods.

Kevin Jiang • harvard
Jan. 22, 2019 ~10 min

New technique enables subcellular imaging of brain tissue 1,000X faster than other methods

Combining two recently developed technologies — expansion microscopy and lattice light-sheet microscopy — researchers have developed a method that yields high-resolution visualizations of large volumes of brain tissue, at speeds roughly 1,000 times faster than other methods.

Kevin Jiang • harvard
Jan. 22, 2019 ~10 min

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