August 2013: 5

A Powerful Tool in the Doctor’s Toolkit
Danielle Ofri, MD, New York Times — August 15, 2013

Clues emerge to explain allergic asthma
“Allergens that chop up a clotting protein contribute to reactions”
Nathan Seppa, sciencenews.org — August 15, 2013

Feel the Pain
“Surprise finding may change how virulent, painful bacterial infections are viewed”
Nancy Fliesler, Harvard Medical News — August 22, 2013

Glowing Proteins: More Than a Marker
“Researchers transform fluorescent proteins into a scaffold for manipulating genes”
Elizabeth Cooney, Harvard Medical News — August 15, 2013

Gut-brain communication failure may spur overeating
“Restoring a depleted molecule in obese mice repaired their abnormal response to food”
Cristy Gelling, sciencenews.org — August 15, 2013

Lung-on-a-Chip wins prize
“Award validates Wyss team’s approach to revolutionize drug treatment”
Wyss Institute, Harvard University — February 26, 2013

Lung on a chip: YouTube (for slower internet speeds) 
Wyss Institute, Harvard University — 2011

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