Harvard University

GMO “Kill Switches”

by Kerry Grens

Scientists design bacteria reliant upon synthetic amino acids to contain genetically modified organisms.

Fine Particulate Air Pollution Linked with Increased Autism Risk

by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Women exposed to high levels of fine particulate matter specifically during pregnancy—particularly during the third trimester—may face up to twice the risk of having a child with autism than mothers living in areas with low particulate matter, according to a new study from Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH). The greater the exposure, the greater the risk, researchers found. It was the first U.S.-wide study exploring the link between airborne particulate matter and autism.

The 1,000-Robot Swarm

by Harvard University

Through commands, autonomous devices arrange selves into vast, complex shapes.