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- Could a single genetic treatment help multiple age-related ills? A study from @wyssinstitute and @harvardmed offers hope. t.co/0KNQ1XQpB7
- Studying individuals who carry mutations in genes known to cause early onset Alzheimer’s disease, but who do not show signs of the condition until a very old age, may reveal insights on gene variants t.co/qMHhegaDl8
- A new study found that just several hours of physical activity a week can prevent new episodes of depression, even among people who are genetically predisposed t.co/ystT39H7fi
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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.