Harvard neuroscientists look at how movement influences vision and perception.
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Harvard University researchers have identified a unique characteristic of the resistant cancer cells, which could lead to an inhibitor can be repurposed and combined with chemotherapy to improve patient outcomes.
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Emily Balskus has won the Alan T. Waterman Award, the National Science Foundation's most prestigious prize for scientists under 40 in the United States.
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Researchers at Arboretum studying how maple trees are adapting to climate change.
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The rate at which carbon is captured from the atmosphere at Harvard Forest nearly doubled between 1992 and 2015, a 25-year study reveals.
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A new species of bacteria, one that makes its home on the relatively hot and dry surface of a solar panel, was discovered recently at the Arnold Arboretum, offering a lesson that nature’s reach extends even to the artificial.
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New quantum-classical algorithm brings nuclear magnetic resonance readings closer to “near-term” quantum computing.
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An initiative seeks to make scientists and their work more relatable to young students to promote STEM diversity.
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With the goal of reducing food waste, a student-developed device predicts when an avocado will be ripe
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