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- The analysis shows for the first time that changes in the Antarctic ice sheet were caused by the melting of ice sheets in the Northern Hemisphere t.co/rnnhcktYDJ
- About 75% of rare genetic diseases cause cognitive & behavioral impairment, which are difficult to recreate in the drug development process. This is a reason only 5% of these diseases have effective treatment. Wyss researchers developed CogniXense to help. t.co/ObTky5MOkk
- In a study in mice, researchers identify a previously unknown mechanism that fuels cancer spread t.co/80uyQArLkO
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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.