Category Archives: Education

Learning how to mourn during a pandemic

This is part of our Coronavirus Update series in which Harvard specialists in epidemiology, infectious disease, economics, politics, and other disciplines offer insights into what the latest developments in the COVID-19 outbreak may bring. As the death toll of the COVID-19 pandemic grows, so does our grief — and our need to process it. But… Read More »

Seven things it is perfectly acceptable NOT to feel guilty about during lockdown

With over half of humanity now living in lockdown, staying home has become the new normal and millions of people across the globe are attempting to use the time to ‘better themselves’. Whether they’re making music, art, learning a new skill, discovering the joys of cooking or getting the abs they always wanted – it… Read More »

Aranet Multi-Patient Temp Monitoring System Unveiled for COVID Clinics

Hospitals addressing the COVID-19 pandemic are worried about being short on ventilators, personal protective equipment, and appropriate bed space. However, the biggest hurdle may be having enough staff to monitor large numbers of patients. To help address this matter, Aranet, a company that normally makes environmental monitoring solutions for industrial applications, is releasing a large-scale… Read More »

Optical imaging technology may help surgeons better treat cancer, brain diseases

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – A new tool for medical professionals may help shed more light on tumors in the body and how the brain operates. Purdue University researchers created technology that uses optical imaging to better help surgeons map out tumors in the body and help them understand how certain diseases affect activity in the brain.… Read More »

Some of Britain’s top tech firms are piling pressure on the government to save start-ups

Deliveroo CEO Will Shu. Aurelien Morissard | IP3 | Getty Images CEOs from 12 of the U.K.’s top tech companies have written to the government urging for emergency business relief measures to be extended to start-ups. In a joint letter to Britain’s Finance Minister Rishi Sunak, the start-up bosses warned that loan schemes implemented to… Read More »