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Pushup capacity may be inexpensive way to assess cardiovascular disease risk

Pushup capacity may be inexpensive way to assess cardiovascular disease risk

According to a new study by researchers at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, active, middle-aged men who can do 40 push-ups...
Axon moves past role as a nerve cell’s foot soldier

Axon moves past role as a nerve cell’s foot soldier

In a new study by the Harvard’s Department of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology in collaboration with a joint department between Harvard Medical School and the...
Illustration by Tang Yau Hoong

Finding our genomic clockwork

A team of scientists at the Harvard Gazette has recently discovered a new type of ribosomal DNA (rDNA) clock as a novel biomarker of...
The ingestible microneedle is designed to inject insulin into the stomach lining. For size comparison, it is placed next to a capsule. Diana Saville/BWH Communications

New microneedle pill for painless insulin injection

Insulin is a hormone that your pancreas makes to allow cells to use glucose. When your body isn’t making insulin correctly, you can take...
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...

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