News from July 2018
Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Engineers Without Borders students build water catchment system at Tanzanian schoolhouse

endoscope (Credit: Harvard University/Massachusetts General Hospital)
Monday, July 30, 2018

Researchers adopt metalens technology in a new endoscopic optical imaging catheter to better detect disease, including cancer

This three-dimensional model of a left heart ventricle was engineered with a nanofiber scaffold seeded with heart cells. It could be used to study diseases, test drugs and develop patient-specific treatments for heart conditions such as arrhythmia.  (Luke MacQueen and Michael Rosnach/Harvard University)
Monday, July 23, 2018

Bioengineers build a scale model of a heart ventricle that beats, survives for months in the lab

Monday, July 23, 2018

Researchers develop a framework to encode mechanical memory in a featureless structure – an elastic shell

This flow battery uses a new organic molecule that outlives and outperforms its predecessors, offering the longest-lasting high-performance organic flow battery to date. (Image courtesy of Eliza Grinnell)
Monday, July 23, 2018

Dubbed “Methuselah”, new molecule outlives previous chemistries

Recent graduate Daniel Cusworth is bringing his atmospheric chemistry research out of the lab to help some of Delhi’s poorest residents. (Photo provided by Daniel Cusworth)
Friday, July 20, 2018

Collaborative student startup finds a multipurpose solution to reduce air pollution in Delhi

The rotary actuated dodeahedron (RAD) sampler has five origami-inspired “petals” arranged around a central point that fold up to safely capture marine organisms, like this jellyfish. Credit: Wyss Institute at Harvard University
Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Folding polyhedron sampler enables easy capture and release of delicate underwater organisms

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

SEAS Racing Team overcomes obstacles to race in fuel efficiency competition

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Computer scientists have developed a completely new kind of algorithm, one that exponentially speeds up computation by dramatically reducing the number of parallel steps required to reach a solution.

An avid artist and dedicated physics researcher, grad student Jovana Andrejevic has found a perfect outlet for both her passions at the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. (Photo courtesy of Jovana Andrejevic)
Monday, July 2, 2018

Applied physics Ph.D. candidate draws parallels between science and art