Brian Cafferty, a postdoctoral scholar in the lab of George Whitesides

New system that store data in organic molecules for millennia

Although the information is ubiquitous, and its technology arguably among the highest that humankind has produced, its very ubiquity has posed new types of...

Printing droplets from liquids using sound

Harvard scientists for the first time have come up with an innovation that uses sound waves to generate droplets from liquids. Using this technique,...
A team of researchers uses artificial intelligence technology to make it far easier than ever before to track animals’ movements in the lab.

An open-source AI tool for studying movement across behaviors and species

To figure out how neural circuits drive behavior requires the precise and enthusiastic following of conduct, yet the undeniably complex errands creatures perform in...
Gripper Square. Harvard researchers have developed a platform for creating soft robots with embedded sensors that can sense movement, pressure, touch, and temperature.

New 3-D printing technique embeds sensing capabilities within robotic actuators

Harvard scientists have developed soft robots by taking inspiration from nature. The robot can crawl, swim, grasp delicate objects and even help a pulsating heart,...
New 3D printing technique yields high-performance composites

New 3D printing technique yields high-performance composites

Nature has created impeccable composite materials—wood, bone, teeth, and shells, for instance—that consolidate light weight and thickness with attractive mechanical properties, for example, firmness,...
Can stress really turn your hair grey?

Can stress really turn your hair grey?

Is it a truth that too much stress can change the color of your hair? Well, the answer is complicated. Stress gives some physical...