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AI as Cancer Oracle?

How is artificial intelligence (AI) being used for cancer detection and prevention?

by Daniel Oberhaus

The Brain-Cancer Link

Growth-stimulating crosstalk between the brain and cancer tumors presents a new target for therapy.

by Daniel Oberhaus

What Makes Humans Smart?

The critical role of cultural intelligence

by Jonathan Shaw

Polishing off Plastic Pollution?

Engineering microbes to metabolize plastic waste

by Colleen Walsh

Picking Team Players

A test can identify these productivity-boosting personnel.

by Max J. Krupnick

Spotting Pollutants from Space

A satellite-mounted instrument developed at the Center for Astrophysics will track air pollution hourly across North America.

by Jonathan Shaw

Nepotism’s Impact in the Job Market

How connections in blue-collar work disadvantage women and blacks

by Max J. Krupnick

Engineering Virus-free Cells… and Organs?

Harvard researchers have built bacteria resistant to viral infections. 

by Daniel Oberhaus

Making Charitable Giving More Competent

How psychological insight can make altruism more rewarding and effective

by Colleen Walsh

Enablers of the Unethical

A Harvard Business School professor turns the stage lights on the supporting cast that facilitates unethical acts

by Daniel Oberhaus

Using Cancer to Kill Cancer

A novel immunotherapy turns cancer against itself.

by Erin O'Donnell