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HSPH Announces Collaboration with Tsinghua Vanke School of Public Health in China

Harvard’s T.H. Chan School of Public Health announced a new academic and research collaboration with Tsinghua University’s Vanke School of Public Health in Beijing in a press release on Wednesday.

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Visitors Laud Science and Culture Museums’ Public Reopening

After an extended shutdown due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Harvard Museums of Science and Culture and its programs reopened to both Harvard affiliates and the general public last week.

Understanding Long Covid event
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Patients, Physicians Discuss Challenges of Long Covid in HSPH Panel

Medical experts and patients discussed the challenges associated with treating and studying long Covid in an event hosted by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health on Friday afternoon.

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
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Whole Grain Intake Linked to Lower Liver Cancer Risk, Harvard Researchers Discover

Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health researchers found an association between high whole grain and fiber intake and a lower risk of liver cancer and chronic liver disease mortality.

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Harvard Researchers Find Ancient Earth Faced Severe Rainstorms Amid High Temperatures

Earth was once inundated by episodic cycles of heavy rainstorms followed by severe droughts, according to Harvard Environmental Science and Engineering researchers.

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Radcliffe Fellow Discusses Animal Attachments in ‘Biology of Intimacy’ Talk

Radcliffe fellow Steven Phelps, a professor of integrative biology at the University of Texas at Austin, discussed his research on intimate attachments between animals during a presentation Wednesday afternoon.

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Harvard Study Finds Human Resting Metabolic Rate Has Declined Since 1830

The human resting metabolic rate and levels of physical activity have declined in the United States since 1830, according to a recent study by researchers in Harvard’s Department of Human Evolutionary Biology.

Ancient Crabs
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Ancient Crabs

Amber recovered from the jungles of Southeast Asia by Harvard postdoctoral researcher Javier Luque and his team provided new insights into what is now believed to be the oldest modern-looking crustacean species, Cretapsara athanata.

Ancient Crabs
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Amber Fossil Shows Crabs Lived on Land Earlier than Previously Thought

Non-marine crabs began to live on land at least 100 million years ago, according to recently published research by evolutionary biologists, including Javier Luque, a researcher at the Harvard Museum of Comparative Zoology.

Student Astronomers at Harvard-Radcliffe
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Student Astronomers at Harvard-Radcliffe

The Loomis-Michael Observatory is lit up red as the telescope captures the Orion Nebula. The observatory, located on the 10th floor of the Science Center, is run by Student Astronomers at Harvard-Radcliffe.

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Harvard Researchers Develop Shape-Shifting Material

Researchers from Harvard’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences developed a shape-shifting material that can morph into and hold any 3D shape, opening the door to a potentially infinite number of applications.

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Harvard Study Finds Ancient Asteroid Collisions Far More Common Than Previously Thought

Past asteroid collisions took place far more frequently than previously thought and influenced the timeline of Earth’s increase in atmospheric oxygen, according to a recent study by Harvard Earth and Planetary Sciences faculty.

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HMS Researchers Develop AI Model to Detect Disease-Causing Gene Variants

Researchers at Harvard Medical School and Oxford University developed a new artificial intelligence model that can determine whether a gene variant is benign or disease-causing.

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HMS Professor Presents Highly-Anticipated Climate Change Report at Webinar

The panelists worked through the contents of the report, which cautioned that climate change is having a severe and inequitable impact on human health around the world.

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Harvard Chemists Use Dyes as a New Data Storage Method

Harvard chemists developed a new data storage method using fluorescent dyes that may be much more durable and cost-efficient than traditional storage methods.

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