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Research

Wyss Institute Robotic Suit Wins $2.9 Million Contract

The robotic suit is designed to help soldiers travel farther, conserve energy, and shoulder heavy loads with less strain.

Gerald L. Chan
School of Public Health

For Chan, Gift Was a Lifetime in the Making

For years, Gerald Chan, an alumnus of the School of Public Health who will unveil a $350 million donation to the school Monday afternoon, has used his financial resources to support research in the sciences.

Spray cake
Science

Cheese Wiz Meets Its Match: Spray Cake

The award for best invention at Harvard since Facebook goes John M.A. McCallum ’16 and Brooke K. Nowakowski ’16, who released Spray Cake, a cake batter ready to be baked straight out of an aerosol can, at the Harvard i-Lab early this year.

Math, Engineering, and the Sciences
On Campus

Math, Engineering, and the Sciences

Freshman discuss with representatives from various math, engineering, and science concentrations during the academic fairs in the Science Center on Thursday, Aug.29.

Research

Record-Setting $650M Donation Paves Way for Psychiatric Research at Broad

The donation is the largest ever given for psychiatric research, according to the institute’s press release, and promises to put the Cambridge-based biological research foundation on stable footing for years to come.

Jasanoff
Commencement

Sheila S. Jasanoff '64, Professor at Harvard Kennedy School

Although Jasanoff said that her career trajectory has been propelled by the “accidental convergence” of opportunities, her friends and family credit her personal and professional success to her kind, pragmatic personality and her creative, adaptive mind.

Health

School of Public Health Study Finds Coffee Lowers Risk of Diabetes

A study released by the Harvard School of Public Health has confirmed a direct relationship between the amount of coffee a person drinks and a lowered risk for type 2 diabetes.

Earth Day Bonanza
College

Earth Day Bonanza

Volunteers tune bikes and recycle unwanted goods at the Campus-Wide Earth Day Bonanza in the Science Center Plaza Tuesday.

Food and Drink

Recent Graduates Want Bugs on America’s Dinner Tables

The former roommates discovered the prevalence and benefits of eating insects during separate trips abroad in Africa and Asia during their undergraduate careers.

Research

Harvard-Led Collaboration Makes 'Historic Discovery' on Big Bang

An astrophysics team, headed by Harvard associate astronomy professor John M. Kovac, announced on Monday that it has discovered the first direct evidence of cosmic inflation and gravitational waves.

Stargaze at the Museum of Science
Museums

Stargaze at the Museum of Science

Enjoy a great view of the stars at the Gilliland Observatory free of charge on Friday evenings. The observatory is located on the roof of the Boston Museum of Science's parking garage.

Research

Broad Institute Finds Gene Mutation, Prevents Diabetes

Researchers at the Broad Institute have discovered several gene mutations that potentially protect against type 2 diabetes, according to a journal article published in Nature Genetics earlier this month.

Research

Researchers Find Novel Methods to Study Alzheimer's

Harvard scientists have made a breakthrough in studying early onset Alzheimer’s Disease by converting patients’ skin cells into neurons in the hopes of facilitating a better understanding of the disease and creation of drug therapies.

Poster Child
Science

Poster Child

A poster of the human skeletal system hangs at the Body of Knowledge display in Science Center 251. The exhibition, which focuses on the history of human anatomy, runs until Dec. 5, 2014.

Latinx Forum
Music

Today in Photos (03/07/2014)

GSD picture
Visual Arts

Intelligent Design: Negotiating the Identity of the Architecture Track

django unchained scene
Visual Arts

Script Doctors

Harvard vs. Yale
Yale

Freshman Survey Part V: A Look at New Haven

Books
Academics

Freshman Survey Part III: Inside the Classroom and Out