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- Responding to an unmet need for a robotic surgical device that is flexible enough to access hard to reach areas of the G.I. tract while causing minimal peripheral tissue damage, researchers at the Wyss & @heseas developed a laser steering device to help. t.co/bBfz9OLnDO t.co/P0O7uRgcVZ
- An international team has identified 127 glaucoma genes across multiple ancestries in the largest study of its kind t.co/VPP2UeI6Kh
New breakthrough in calorimetry could reveal fundamental principles of cells: t.co/9jboSD5Tvk t.co/WBY4oQ5stO
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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.