Delivering immune-stimulating nanoparticles to the lungs via red blood cells halts tumor growth in mice.
Nov. 16, 2020 • ~10 min
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SEAS researchers have developed a material made from recycled wool can be 3D-printed into any shape and pre-programmed with reversible shape memory.
Sept. 4, 2020 • ~6 min
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With the goal of reducing food waste, a student-developed device predicts when an avocado will be ripe
July 23, 2020 • ~7 min
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New platform technology uses red blood cells to generate targeted immune responses in mice
July 13, 2020 • ~8 min
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Harvard University researchers, in collaboration with the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command Soldier Center and West Point, have developed a lightweight, multifunctional nanofiber material that can protect wearers from both extreme temperatures and ballistic threats.
June 29, 2020 • ~8 min
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Harvard and MIT researchers have found a way to correct for signal loss with a prototype quantum node that can catch, store, and entangle bits of quantum information. The research is the missing link toward a practical quantum internet.
April 14, 2020 • ~8 min
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With the move to online classes, a group of Harvard students quickly formed a team and collaborated over spring break to develop Congregate, a web platform that enables users to host events or gatherings that are broken into many dynamically generated conversation rooms.
April 10, 2020 • ~6 min
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As University facilities close, faculty and staff gather gear to pass along amid a nationwide shortage.
March 25, 2020 • ~4 min
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A group of researchers are using a drone-based chemical monitoring system to track the health of the Amazon in the face of global climate change and human-caused deforestation and burning.
Sept. 12, 2019 • ~5 min
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Researchers have redefined the lower size limit for planets to maintain surface liquid water for long periods of time, extending the so-called habitable zone for small, low-gravity planets.
Sept. 10, 2019 • ~6 min
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