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Monica Duffy Toft described her emerging population transition theory, which posits that changes in state population configurations can portend civil conflict and destabilization.
Five Harvard undergraduates are winners of the 2016 Rhodes Scholarship, up three from last year when two Harvard students won the award.
The Robert and Myra Kraft Family Foundation has pledged to donate $20 million to Harvard Business School to endow a fund to support research and the advancement of precision medicine.
Harvard physics professor Lisa Randall ’84 recently published “Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs,” in which she posits that dark matter caused a comet impact that wiped out the dinosaurs 66 million years ago.
The book “Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs,” released Oct. 27, posits that a “pancake-shaped disk” of dark matter is responsible for causing a comet impact that wiped out the dinosaurs 66 million years ago.
While non-tenure-track faculty members at universities are perceived as having less expertise, they are often more involved in the university community than their tenure-track counterparts, according to a recent study of two unnamed universities.
The Harvard Graduate School of Design has created a new office to study urbanization, and it will approach the issue from a design perspective.
The prevalence of the use of prescription drugs rose from 51 percent of adults in 2000 to 59 percent in 2012. The increase persists even after accounting for the changing age distribution of society.
The price tag on a Harvard undergraduate education, when adjusted for inflation, increased by nearly one-third between 1998 and 2015, according to a recently released report by The Chronicle of Higher Education.
Researchers studied the decision-making abilities of 24 participants in a controlled office environment at the Syracuse Center of Excellence in Environmental and Energy Systems.
“Black Chronicles II,” as the exhibition is called, is the continuation of a similar project looking to address the absence of cultural diversity in the Victorian historical narrative.
Mahan Nekoui ’17, left, and Gal Wachtel ’17, right, work on an experiment in a Molecular and Cellular Biology 60 lab on Tuesday. Students designed their own experiments to examine protein interactions in damaged cells.
Courtney C. Okwara ’18, left, and Dar C. Nwaudo ’18, right, work on an experiment in a Molecular and Cellular Biology 60 lab on Tuesday. Their experiment tests the effects of DNA damage on the function of yeast cells.
Mahan Nekoui ’17, left, and Gal Wachtel ’17, right, work on an experiment in a Molecular and Cellular Biology 60 lab on Tuesday, Nov. 3. Students designed their own experiments to examine protein interactions in damaged cells.