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Health

Travel Restrictions Won’t Alter Affiliates’ Ebola Work

Several Harvard affiliates are leading the effort to combat Ebola, both in labs and on the ground, and Harvard's new travel restrictions are unlikely to affect their work.

Jonathan Eig: The Birth of the Pill
Books

Jonathan Eig: The Birth of the Pill

New York Times best-selling author Jonathan Eig addresses the crowd about history of birth control pills during a discussion for his new book, "The Birth of the Pill," at the Countway Medical Library of Harvard Medical School on Tuesday afternoon.

Jonathan Eig: The Birth of the Pill
Books

Jonathan Eig: The Birth of the Pill

New York Times best-selling author Jonathan Eig addresses the crowd about history of birth control pills during a discussion for his new book, "The Birth of the Pill," at the Countway Medical Library of Harvard Medical School on Tuesday afternoon.

Jonathan Eig: The Birth of the Pill
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Jonathan Eig: The Birth of the Pill
Books

Eig Discusses Invention of the Pill

Bestselling author Jonathan Eig discussed the discovery and implications of the birth control pill Tuesday evening.

Health

Study: Genes Can Help Explain Coffee Consumption

The research indicates that eight genes in the human body may be related to coffee consumption, either directly or indirectly.

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Professor Outlines Risks, Benefits of Genome Editing

Harvard Medical School professor George M. Church discussed the possibilities and dangers of genetic engineering at a lecture Wednesday.

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Mass. Gen. Eyes Expansion in China; Harvard Not Involved

The project, under the working title “MGH Hospital China,” would be MGH’s first major international satellite and has the potential to be a key source of revenue for the hospital.

Research

New Tool Makes Cancer Analysis More Accessible

A team of Harvard researchers and their colleagues have developed a new software platform that makes it easier for scientists to understand and analyze the many forms of cancer.

Music

Beyoncé: The Case Study

“Beyoncé -The Study” is a new Harvard Business School case study that examines the business operations behind the powerful music industry figure. But why stop at the B School? FM thinks every Harvard grad school should incorporate Beyoncé into its curriculum.

Research

Researchers Shed Light on Pancreatic Cancer

The project aimed to gain more insight into circulating tumor cells—CTCs—and their role in metastasis, the spread of cancer from a primary tumor to the rest of the body.

Health

Science Innovation Contest To Begin Mid-Oct.

The Health and Life Sciences Challenge is currently seeking teams of students and affiliates to enter for a chance at the $50,000 grand prize.

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Professors Argue for Change in Organ Donation Guidelines

Altering organ donation rules could increase the donor pool and enhance the quality of donated organs, Medical School professor Robert Truog argued Tuesday.

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Med School Nets $30M in Grants for Pharmacology Research

The Harvard Program in Therapeutic Science at the Harvard Medical School was recently awarded $30 million in funding from government agencies in response to proposals from the program’s principal researchers.

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Longwood Campus Evacuated Due to Nitrogen Leak

Students, faculty, and workers were forced to evacuate three building on Harvard’s Longwood campus after officials reported a nitrogen leak in a research facility at 655 Huntington Ave. at 7:10 a.m. Monday.

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Dead Letter: The Aesthetics of Horror

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