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In the wake of the recent outbreak of measles in California, panelists emphasized the need for Americans to be more informed in their decisions for or against vaccination Wednesday.
Brian D. Farrell, who is a biology professor, curator of Entomology at the Museum of Comparative Zoology, and director of the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, combines his diverse interests in science and music in his teaching.
Maxwell C. Moe and Rosanne Di Stefano of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics discovered a new variety of binary star consisting of a main sequence star and an infant pre-main sequence star.
Kim Bernard, the Physics department's Artist-in-Resident, draws inspiration from the physical sciences in her sculptures.
BioVisions, an initiative supported by Harvard and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, works to make digital visualization a more common tool in studying the life sciences.
Conflict of interest allegations against climate change theories by unaffiliated researcher Wei-Hok Soon has brought attention to Harvard.
Volunteer Matt Simon holds a scorpion at the Harvard Museum of Natural History. Families visited the I <3 Science Museum Festival on Saturday to learn from museum volunteers and Harvard University graduate students about rocks and minerals, microbiology, entomology and more.
A new finding by the Genetic Investigation of Anthropometric Traits consortium has identified 97 gene regions associated with obesity, tripling the number of such genes previously known.
Panelists argued that the perception—particularly among women—that careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics are reserved for gifted students are unsustainable for the future of STEM fields.
John Huth, esteemed experimental particle physicist, member of the ATLAS Collaboration at the European Center for Nuclear Physics, and professor of Science of the Physical Universe 26: “Primitive Navigation,” has an office that’s really hard to find.
A prop from the television series "Gilmore Girls" sits atop the bookshelf of Robert Kirschner, whose daughter was a writer on the show.
Kim, who joined the faculty this school year after 14 years of teaching and researching at Columbia University, studies physical phenomena in nanoscale materials.
Professor Evelynn M. Hammonds, former Dean of the College, discusses "The Negro Scientist" by W.E.B. Du Bois and diversity in scientific research on Wednesday in the Barker Center.