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Eight Researchers Funded for 'High-Risk, High-Reward' Projects

The researchers will receive nearly $8.5 million to conduct a broad array of health science research, from psychology to health policy analysis.

Robot + Ball
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Robot + Ball

Robot with ball

Robotic Hand
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Robotic Hand

The lab focuses on robotic hands

Robot Close-up
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Robot Close-up

Zoomed Out Robot Shot
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Zoomed Out Robot Shot

A zoomed-out close up of a robot.

Humanoid Robot
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Humanoid Robot

An extremely humanoid robot.

Giant Power: Technology, Energy, and the History of Post Truth America
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Giant Power: Technology, Energy, and the History of Post Truth America

Naomi Oreskes, professor of history of science, discusses the history of scientific naysayers and how history is repeating itself with Trump’s climate change policies on Wednesday evening in the Barker Center.

Blue Robot
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Blue Robot

A small blue robot

David Keith
Research

Harvard Researchers Launch Solar Geoengineering Moonshot

​Harvard scientists have launched a research program into “solar geoengineering,” a controversial technique with the ultimate goal of reversing climate change.

The Scientist as Sentinel
On Campus

The Scientist as Sentinel

Professor Naomi Oreskes speaks to an audience in Science Center Hall B on Wednesday night. Her speech, entitled “The Scientist as Sentinel,” focused on scientists speaking publicly on contested issues, including nuclear weaponry, ozone depletion, and climate change.

Shifts in Trump's Budget
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Shifts in Trump's Budget

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Twenty-Six Students Awarded Fulbright Scholarships

This year marks the first time in three years that Harvard fell behind some peer institutions in producing Fulbright Scholars.

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First Sample of Solid Metallic Hydrogen Lost

A month after two Harvard physicists published results detailing the synthesis of the first-ever sample of solid metallic hydrogen, the researchers have lost the sample after trying to further analyze it.

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Harvard-MIT Institute Wins Patent Battle for Gene-Editing Tech

The Broad Institute won the right to keep its patent for CRISPR, a groundbreaking gene-editing technology, in a ruling Wednesday.

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SEAS Researchers Develop Innovative Long-Lasting Battery

A team of researchers of the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences has developed a long-lasting “redox flow” battery that has the potential to revolutionize energy storage.