People who replace saturated fat (mainly found in meats and dairy foods) in their diets with refined carbohydrates do not lower their risk of heart disease, according to a new study led by researchers.
A team of Harvard scientists has demonstrated a rechargeable battery that could make storing electricity from intermittently available energy sources, like sun and wind, safe and cost-effective for both residential and commercial use.
Harvard scientists and engineers have demonstrated an improved flow battery that can store electricity from intermittent energy sources. The battery contains nontoxic compounds, inexpensive materials, and can be cost-effective for both residential and commercial use.
For discoveries that have illuminated the DNA damage response, Stephen J. Elledge, the Gregor Mendel Professor of Genetics and of Medicine at +Harvard Medical School, is being recognized with the Lasker Award.
By first looking broadly at possible environmental factors and then deeply at preclinical models of multiple sclerosis (MS), a BWH research team found that melatonin — a hormone involved in regulating a person’s sleep-wake cycle — may influence MS disease activity.