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U.S. flight attendants have a higher prevalence of several forms of cancer, including breast cancer, uterine cancer, gastrointestinal cancer, thyroid cancer, and cervical cancer, when compared with the general public, according to new research from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
A new study by investigators at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, a Harvard affiliate, demonstrates that vitamin D can protect some people with colorectal cancer by perking up the immune system’s vigilance against tumor cells.

Dramatically reducing carbon dioxide emissions is the first step towards stopping catastrophic climate change — but it’s not the last. If all emissions stop tomorrow, the atmosphere will still be clogged with 200 years’ worth of human-produced CO2. The planet will continue to warm.

MIT researchers have developed technology that could be used to remotely trigger “smart pills” to deliver drugs.
In six experiments, researchers tested the hypothesis that people overestimate how much their abilities improve after extensively watching others perform.
Maintaining five healthy habits during adulthood may add more than a decade to life expectancy, according to a new study led by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
Researchers have developed a new approach to repair cells deep inside the ear — a potential remedy that could restore hearing for millions of elderly people and others who suffer hearing loss.
Reversing the aging of blood vessels could hold the key to restoring youthful vitality, at least in mice, according to a new study led by investigators at Harvard Medical School.
Researchers have developed new wound dressings that dramatically accelerate healing and improve tissue regeneration.
Researchers at Harvard University and MIT have created origami-inspired artificial muscles that could give 'soft' robots superpowers, allowing them to lift objects that are up to 1,000 times their own weight using only air or water pressure.