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Ultimate Destiny

Study using mouse neural crest tissue reveals how primitive, undifferentiated cells choose their adult fate
4-Jun-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Harvard Medical School Announces 2019 Media Fellowships

Harvard Medical School’s Media Fellowship program, now entering its 22nd year, is accepting applications for Fall 2019.
6-Jun-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Analyzes Mortality Risks Among Pro Athletes

First-of-its-kind comparison between elite pro athletes suggests higher overall mortality among NFL players compared with MLB players NFL players also appear to have higher risk of dying from cardiovascular and neurodegenerative causes compared...
24-May-2019 11:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Catch a Virus by Its Tail

Research uncovers key mechanism that allows some of the deadliest human RNA viruses to orchestrate the precise copying of the individual pieces of their viral genome and replicate. Research reveals that the tail end of a virus’s RNA plays a key...
13-May-2019 10:40 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Easy on the Eyes

New computer program uses artificial intelligence to determine what visual neurons like to see. Algorithm generates synthetic images that morph into “super stimulus” for neurons, removing inherent bias of using natural images to gauge...
30-Apr-2019 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

2 HMS Faculty elected to National Academy of Sciences

Researchers’ work shows how curiosity, creativity drive science and illustrates how a passion for discovery enriches knowledge
2-May-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Unraveling Cannabinoids

Harvard Medical School, MIT receive $9 million to study neurobiology, physiologic effects of cannabinoids
30-Apr-2019 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Older Adults Starting Dialysis Die at Higher Rates than Previously Thought

Study found more than half of older adults with end-stage kidney disease died within a year of starting dialysis. Nearly one in four older dialysis patients (23 percent) succumbed to the disease within a month of starting treatment. Analysis...
22-Apr-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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