Using AI to reduce the risk of HIV

Researchers at the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences have developed an AI system that can identify the people within a social network who can most effectively promote information about HIV prevention to their peers.

Leah Burrows • harvard
Feb. 19, 2021 ~6 min

Seasonal changes in UV may increase spread of COVID-19

Seasonal changes in UV may alter the spread of COVID but not as much as social distancing.

Leah Burrows • harvard
Dec. 16, 2020 ~5 min

New technique could treat cancer metastasis

Delivering immune-stimulating nanoparticles to the lungs via red blood cells halts tumor growth in mice.

Lindsay Brownell • harvard
Nov. 16, 2020 ~10 min

A textile that can change and remember its shape

SEAS researchers have developed a material made from recycled wool can be 3D-printed into any shape and pre-programmed with reversible shape memory.

Leah Burrows • harvard
Sept. 4, 2020 ~6 min

Student-developed device predicts avocado ripeness

With the goal of reducing food waste, a student-developed device predicts when an avocado will be ripe

Adam Zewe • harvard
July 23, 2020 ~7 min

Red blood cells could generate immune response via vaccines

New platform technology uses red blood cells to generate targeted immune responses in mice

Lindsay Brownell • harvard
July 13, 2020 ~8 min

New nanofiber protects against extreme temperatures, projectiles

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.

Leah Burrows • harvard
June 29, 2020 ~8 min

Researchers demonstrate the missing link for a quantum internet

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.

Leah Burrows • harvard
April 14, 2020 ~8 min

SEAS students develop customized videoconferencing platform

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.

Adam Zewe • harvard
April 10, 2020 ~6 min

Harvard labs share personal protective equipment

As University facilities close, faculty and staff gather gear to pass along amid a nationwide shortage.

Clea Simon • harvard
March 25, 2020 ~4 min

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