How Harvard's human computers helped invent modern astronomy
And how the PHaEDRA project is bringing their research into the 21st century.
Researchers find a way to fix the purple halo effect in images
We've been using the same optical technology since the 1700s.
Google model identifies restaurants that could give you food poisoning
It cross references food poisoning search terms with location history.
Sound-based liquid printing could lead to new designer drugs
You can print droplets for honey, metal and more.
Google and Harvard use AI to predict earthquake aftershocks
It's more accurate than previous methods, but isn't ready for primetime.
Researchers can track cell development through 'genetic barcodes'
Your humanity could soon be machine-readable.
Harvard's robot arm can grab squishy sea animals without hurting them
It could help study jellyfish and octopuses in a safer way.
Harvard's tiny robot can swim and walk underwater
The Ambulatory Microrobot is at home on land or a (very small) sea.
Trump's gutted EPA might lead to 80,000 more deaths per decade
Two Harvard scientists estimate that relaxed protections will be lethal for some.