Harvard University

New plan of attack in cancer fight

New research conducted by Harvard scientists is laying out a road map to one of the holy grails of modern medicine: a cure for cancer.

Jul 19, 2013
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Target: New ways to battle disease

For decades, developing medicine to treat disease was a lengthy and often discouraging process: create a drug, test on a lab animal, hold a human clinical trial, and hope to calibrate an effective dose to ...

Jul 15, 2013
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Dodging antibiotic side effects

A team of scientists at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University has discovered why long-term treatment with many common antibiotics can cause harmful side effects—and ...

Jul 03, 2013
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Holding drivers' attention

Each day, an average of nine people are killed in the United States and more than 1,000 injured by drivers doing something other than driving.

May 21, 2013
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