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- In a feat 3 decades in the making, Harvard chemists have achieved a "landmark in drug discovery” with the total synthesis of halichondrin, a potent anti-cancer agent, via @HarvardTechXfer t.co/nGalmHYGAP
- For decades, scientists have been searching for a way to observe neurons firing in real time. Now, Harvard researchers Adam Cohen and Yoav Adam have done it with mice. t.co/sXryfCsPHo
- The advance could change the way researchers study neuropsychiatric diseases and test the effectiveness of drugs t.co/KG60s5A87M
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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.