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How the pain signal travels throughout the body?

How the pain signal travels throughout the body?

Scientists at the Harvard Medical School have discovered a nerve-signaling pathway behind the profound, sustained pain that sets in promptly the following injury. The...
Student engineers an interaction between two qubits using photons

Student engineers an interaction between two qubits using photons

In computers, binary digits interact and hand off data for processing. Similarly in quantum computing, qubits i.e., quantum bits must interact to process the data. But...
Key to long term weight loss is as simple as more fat, fewer carbs

Key to long term weight loss is as simple as more fat, fewer carbs

If you pay attention to the weight loss industry, you've been told over and over how easy it is to lose weight—just take this...
“As children grow older, small differences in age equalize and dissipate over time, but behaviorally speaking, the difference between a 6-year-old and a 7-year-old could be quite pronounced,” said study senior author Anupam Jena

Youngest kids in class are more likely to be diagnosed with ADHD

The rate of ADHD diagnoses among children has risen dramatically over the past 20 years. In 2016 alone, more than 5 percent of U.S....
"The most promising idea may be to connect these devices with coal-fired power plants or other industry that produces a lot of CO2,” said Haotian Wang of his latest research. Rose Lincoln/Harvard file photo

Transforming CO2 into industrial fuels

An individual at the Rowland Institute at Harvard, Haotian Wang and associates have built up an enhanced framework to utilize sustainable power to diminish...
Fossil vertebrae MCZ Dinodontosaurus

Scientists suggest mammals are unique in the makeup of their spines

A study led by Associate Professor of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology and curator of vertebrate paleontology Stephanie Pierce and postdoctoral researcher Katrina Jones suggest...
Illustration by Pablo Blasberg

Why you are never satisfied? Researchers may explain

By a few measures, including rates of poverty and violence, advance is a worldwide reality. Why, at that point, do as such a large...
This artist’s impression shows the evolution of the universe, beginning with the Big Bang (left) and the appearance of the cosmic microwave background. The formation of the first stars ended the cosmic dark ages, followed by the formation of galaxies. Artwork by M. Weiss/CfA

Does some dark matter particles carry an electric charge?

The nature of dark matter is one of the biggest mysteries in science and we need to use any related new data to tackle...
A team from Brigham and Women’s Hospital has illuminated the connection between microbes in the gut and the crosstalk between immune cells and brain cells. Credit: iStock.com/eraxion

Study discovered key players in MS progression

A new study by the Harvard scientists suggests that the routes that may help guide therapies for multiple sclerosis (MS) and other neurologic diseases. This enabled...