In science, timing is paramount. Credit for any discovery goes only to the group that publishes first.
Martin Shkreli speaks in the Science Center on Wednesday night at an event organized by the Harvard Financial Analysts Club. Protesters disrupted the event, standing up, walking out, and encouraging others to move to a “teach-in” panel on AIDS treatment and unethical pharmaceutical practices.
Some Harvard professors and researchers say they are worried about how Donald Trump’s presidency could affect federal funding for scientific research.
But for Agassiz, the trip to Brazil was about more than science. Not only was evolution—a process not immediately observable to the human eye—deeply antithetical to Agassiz’s staunch empiricism, evolution was profoundly at odds with his perceived world order.
Harvard affiliates and Cambridge locals watch as microbiology and immunobiology professor Roberto Kolter introduces “Appreciating Wine and the Microbes that Make It”, an outreach event by Harvard’s Microbial Sciences Initiative. Attendees listened to a lecture about the chemical processes involved in winemaking and had the opportunity to taste wine samples at the end of the program.
Harvard researchers recently linked a symptom of autism with the malfunction of GABA signaling pathways, discovering the first proven connection between autism and a specific neurotransmitter in humans.
Harvard professors from four different departments discussed the phenomenon of rage in human behavior.