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How RNA machinery navigates our genomic obstacle course

Cells have been doing it for millions of years, and we’re just starting to learn their tactics

Bertarelli symposium brings researchers from both sides of Atlantic together

New members include four HMS scientists

HMS/HSDM students celebrate diverse backgrounds with song, dance and fashion

Sensory neuron subtypes control different respiratory functions

HMS in the News

May 1, 2015

Harvard scientists have created a “bionic leaf” that converts solar energy into a liquid fuel. The work—a proof of concept in an exciting new field that might be termed biomanufacturing. Pamela Silver, Elliott T. and Onie H. Adams Professor of Biochemistry and Systems Biology, led the research.

April 23, 2015

The potential of the internal gyroscopes, accelerometers, and GPS sensors in Apple's mobile devices may help patients, doctors, and researchers track the progression of conditions like heart disease, Parkinson’s, and asthma. Stanley Shaw, assistant professor of medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, is quoted.

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