News and happenings at Harvard Medical School and its affiliates.


Artificially activating a neural link in mice can reduce eating without chronic hunger

Decreased red blood cell clearance appears to predict serious disease

How RNA machinery navigates our genomic obstacle course

New members include four HMS scientists

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

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

David King, assistant professor of surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital, participated in an interview about his experiences treating the wounded after running the Boston Marathon in 2013.


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