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Vinothan Manoharan and Lanell Williams

Unhidden figures

Conference encourages women of color to pursue doctorates in physics

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Rana el Kaliouby and Danielle Allen

Is technology evil?

HubWeek discussion looks at the ethics of individuals and an industry

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optical tweezers in use

Tiny tweezers

In a first, optical tweezers give Harvard scientists the control to capture ultracold molecules

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Hubweek event

Innovating an innovation

At the age of 5, HubWeek has evolved into a yearlong celebration, culminating in its big, annual fall fest Oct. 1-3

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Hands holding dirt

Ending ‘dead zones’

How a biofriendly fertilizer could offer a greener way to grow plants

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raditional-neural-electrodes-versus-mesh-electronics

The future of mind control

How neuron-like implants can offer a better way to treat brain disorders, control prosthetics, or even enhance cognitive abilities

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Erving Professor of Chemistry Theodore A. Betley and graduate student Kurtis Carsch

Break it up

How an elusive catalyst makes unusual reactions happen

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Playing our song

Online Music Lab studies questions of melody and humanity

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Frank Keutsch stand is a thermal vacuum chamber

An umbrella to combat warming

Research examines the possibility of spraying tiny particles into the stratosphere to block the sun a bit and cool the planet

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Auroras as seen from the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station..

Life on the ice

Harvard researchers recount working and living at one of the most remote places on Earth: The South Pole

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SWIFT vascular channels

A SWIFTer way to build organs

New technique allows 3D printing to focus on printing the vessels necessary to support a living tissue construct

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two students looking at notebook together

Lessons in learning

Study shows students in ‘active learning’ classrooms learn more than they think

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Releasing moths

Fighting flora with fauna

The Arnold Arboretum uses new research and a pretty moth to fight an invasive species

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Islet on a chip

Pancreas on a chip

Harvard scientists have combined organ-on-a-chip and stem-cell technologies to make a powerful tool for diabetes research and beta-cell transplantation

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