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- In a new @NaturePortfolio paper, HSCRB and @broadinstitute’s Paola Arlotta finds that 3 different autism risk genes affect similar aspects of brain development and the same types of neurons. The results are an exciting first step toward finding treatments. t.co/HiUKxUApg4
- Churned out by the immune system when it encounters a pathogen, or made in response to vaccines that mimic one, these tiny proteins attach themselves to the virus and prevent it from invading healthy cells t.co/y6mb6ToUIO
- Alum Eva Cai designed a new approach for treating middle ear infections: EarFlow is a drug delivery system that, when placed on the eardrum without surgery or anesthesia, administers steroids and antibiotics t.co/4rPa6Rnyhs
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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.