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Latest Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Stories

2011-12-01 10:31:24

From targeted cancer chemotherapy to the guarantee of successful organ transplants, the 21st century may prove to be the age of big ideas in medicine.

Researchers Create Bizarre Optical Phenomena
2011-09-02 09:53:34

Exploiting a novel technique called phase discontinuity, researchers at the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) have induced light rays to behave in a way that defies the centuries-old laws of reflection and refraction.

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2011-04-04 11:45:07

Surprising phenomenon may lead to greater sensitivity in image sensor devices.

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2011-01-21 09:46:04

Microfluidics Lab at Harvard provides new core facility for undergraduate teaching.

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2010-12-14 09:50:53

Breakthrough elliptical cavity enables a wide range of applications in photonics.

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2010-09-17 09:06:13

Precipitation-controlling aerosols over the Amazon rainforest originate from the forest ecosystem.

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2010-08-09 06:30:20

Advance in metamaterials leads to a new semiconductor laser suitable for security screening, chemical sensing and astronomy.

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2010-07-21 09:10:00

Silicon microring resonator could help advance nanomanipulation.

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2010-06-29 06:35:00

Relying on origami techniques, researchers show programmable matter folding into a boat- or plane-shape.

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2010-06-10 06:20:00

Scientists reported on Wednesday that bubbles do not just disappear when they pop, but actually deflate in a rapid cascade of bubbles.


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edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.