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- HMS researchers at @JoslinDiabetes uncovered a new source of energy expending brown fat cells t.co/itN3jlqubA
- Researchers at the Wyss have developed a Broad-Spectrum RNA Therapeutic that can be used for COVID-19 and influenza. They've found a new class of immunostimulatory RNAs that can effectively inhibit infection of human cells by a wide range of viruses. t.co/WLHqhrSSn2
- Wyss and @hseas roboticists developed Romu, a robot that can autonomously drive interlocking steel sheet piles into soil. The resulting structures could be retaining walls or check dams for erosion control. #NationalRoboticsWeek t.co/cafTkBZExx
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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.