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Jonathan B. Losos ’84, professor of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, explains the ecological significance of islands and their role in understanding evolution. The talk took place in a packed Geological Lecture Hall and was part of the Cambridge Science Festival, happening from April 17-26.
Jonathan B. Losos ’84, curator of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, spoke about the relevance of islands to the study of evolution.
Staff members at Harvard’s Center on the Developing Child Sally J. Pfitzer, left, and Chuck E. Carter, right, sing at the Science Center Plaza on Wednesday afternoon to raise awareness about adversities children face in development.
At a Cambridge Science Festival event, Ivan Sigal, a fellow at Harvard’s Berkman Center for Internet & Society, answers questions on the formation of his documentary and installation project that shows the Karachi Circular Railway in Karachi, Pakistan, which is displayed at the Lightbox Gallery of the Harvard Art Museum
The annual Cambridge Science Festival, which features events such as the Science Carnival, Robot Zoo, and an exhibit on Black Holes, began last Friday and will run through this Sunday.
Chemistry professor Adam Cohen creates visualizations of neural activity by using proteins from the Dead Sea to cause cells to flash with light.
Microbial Sciences Initiative, an interdepartmental and interschool initiative founded in 2003, hopes to engage more students from Harvard College as well as microbial scientists from the Boston area.
A new study of the Cat's Paw Nebula found that magnetic fields influence star formation on a variety of scales, from hundreds of light-years down to a fraction of a light-year.
By measuring the orientation of magnetic field lines on a variety of scales in the Cat’s Paw Nebula, scientists found that magnetic field direction is well preserved through different spatial scales.
The Life Sciences Outreach Program aims to aid local teachers in professional development and to foster high school students' interest in science.
Christopher B. Field ’75, member of the Harvard Board of Overseers and co-chair of Working Group II of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, speaks to the economic and social conditions for finding climate change solutions. Field was one of seven panelists at an event moderated by talk show host Charlie Rose on Monday afternoon.
Charlie Rose, talk show host, leads a discussion with Harvard affiliates at the “Presidential Panel on Climate Change.” The panel included seven panelists with expertise in climate change and took place on Monday afternoon in Sanders Theater.
Tyrone Hayes ’89 speaks about his research on atrazine, a drug denied regulatory approval in the EU due to its demonstrated endocrine disruption in frogs, which subsequently ensued in controversy. Hayes gave the lecture entitled "From Silent Spring to Silent Night: A Tale of Toads and Men" at Harvard Law School on Thursday evening.
Colleagues and students recall the positive impact that Earth and Planetary Sciences professor Richard O’Connell has left on his field and acquaintances.