Articles by

Sara Harrison

The Role of Tau in Dementia

The human brain is an incredible, complex web of connections. Cells called neurons send signals from region...

How Do You Design a Better Hospital? Start With the Light

Just as medical care has evolved from bloodletting to germ theory, the medical spaces patients inhabit have...

These Lemurs Have Got Rhythm. Scientists Have Got Questions

The indri is a lemur, a primate with opposable thumbs; a short tail; and round, tufted, teddy-bear-like...

Got Jet Lag? Consider Hacking Your Circadian Rhythm

During the pandemic, many people barely left their neighborhoods, let alone their own time zones. But vaccines...

All That Glitters Isn't Litter

This is the problem Droguet’s team set out to solve using cellulose derived from commercially-available wood pulp....

California Condors Are Capable of Asexual Reproduction

A new study shows that two captive birds had only maternal DNA and survived early development—a first...

The Malaria Vaccine Is a Big Deal, but Not a Silver Bullet

RTS,S proves that shots can work against parasites. But to eradicate this disease, scientists say we need...

Pandemic Bird-Watching Created a Data Boom—and a Conundrum

Avid amateurs are generating a wealth of information on avian activity. But does that data reflect new...