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- Wyss researchers have developed eRapid, a novel diagnostic platform to detect histamine in < 5 minutes with only a finger stick blood sample. It could be used as a point-of-care diagnostic for patients in anaphylactic crisis. #WorldAllergyWeek t.co/iialrEgBbu
- Over 2 billion people worldwide are forced to drink water polluted with bacteria, parasites, and other pathogens. Wyss researchers have developed AquaPulse, a water purification system for that is portable and effective at eliminating these contaminants. t.co/vAEruf41rK
- This lightweight, multifunctional nanofiber could protect soldiers, astronauts and fire fighters from extreme temperatures and ballistic threats t.co/QXIdpc1aRi
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Harvard's green commitment
Harvard's fall 2008 sustainability celebration included panels, tours, fairs, film screening, coffee-house style discussions - and the very convenient appearance of former Vice President Al Gore.
Close The Innovation Deficit
The innovation deficit is the gap between actual and necessary federal investments in research and higher education. At a time when other nations such as China, India and Singapore are dramatically boosting research funding to develop the next great technological and medical breakthroughs, the share of the US budget devoted to research has been declining. This video explains the link between basic research and economic growth, and the risk that recent cuts pose to the United States' role as the global innovation leader.