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- Harvard roboticists were hard-at-work this past year, creating centimeter-scale robots inspired by cockroaches, a hybrid Robobee that can fly and swim, and origami-inspired soft robots that can lift 1,000x their own weight: t.co/4uGhSbj23J t.co/CyOhOceny7
- New research could pave the way to identifying therapies that address the spectrum of diseases that arise from aging t.co/45BjtKdl4Q
Aspiring scientists can get free lab access online thanks to a science education platform being developed by @AmgenFoundation and Harvard t.co/dzj4P0y6C3 t.co/zRhrEsfRd6
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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.