February 19, 2020
Imagine being cooped up on a Mars-bound spaceship for seven months with nothing to eat except freeze-dried meals that, once rehydrated, only vaguely resemble "real" food. The sharp crunch of a fresh apple or the unctuous creaminess of a soft cheese... Read More
February 14, 2020
When Alfredo (Freddy) Valencia learned that mutations in a single family of proteins caused a fifth of all cancers and more than half the known cases of a rare developmental disability syndrome, the fact hit close to home. Valencia’s sister... Read More
February 12, 2020
Janet Conrad, PhD ’93, considered studying the stars as a child, but eventually decided to investigate something continuously produced by them: neutrinos. Through her research, Conrad has overturned the standard model's assumptions about these... Read More
December 16, 2019
Neuroscience PhD Jess Kanwal says that our brain’s ability to combine taste and smell is just one example of how our brains are able to mix and match senses – with very interesting results.Read More
December 9, 2019
Ryan Truby has created bioinspired soft robots that can squish, stretch, and feel their way around the world — and they have the potential to change how we understand robotics.Read More
December 2, 2019
Emilie Josephs, a PhD student at the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, is discovering that the way our brain processes vision is even more complex than scientists initially thought.Read More
October 24, 2019
Data scientist will speak about accountable algorithms and what academic institutions can do to mitigate harm.Read More
October 1, 2019
The Origins of Life Consortium fosters an interdisciplinary approach across disciplines to answer questions related to the origin of life on Earth and the presence of life on other planets.Read More
September 5, 2019
CRISPR has emerged as a tool with the power to eradicate disease, and it is transforming scientific research throughout the world.Read More
August 26, 2019
Imagine, for a moment, that you could forget everything you ever knew about the way our reality works. That two objects hundreds of miles apart could communicate instantaneously. That the act of measuring something could change what is being... Read More

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