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Research

With Collaboration, Scientists Test Gene Therapy for 'Bubble Boy Disease'

A new variation of gene therapy raises hopes for a safe and effective long-term treatment for the life-threatening heritable disorder.

Earth Science Week
Museums

Natural History Museum Celebrates Earth Science Week

Scientists and researchers at Harvard’s museums shared their knowledge of fossils, gems, and other geological artifacts with the public this week as a part of Earth Science Week.

Doug Melton Stem Cells
Health

Melton Lab Cells Could Help Cure Type 1 Diabetes

A team of Harvard researchers developed a scalable technique for creating human insulin-producing beta cells in vitro, a huge stride towards an effective treatment for type 1 diabetes.

Doug Melton Stem Cells
Science

Doug Melton Stem Cells

Doug Melton's revolutionary cells.

Research

New Tool Makes Cancer Analysis More Accessible

A team of Harvard researchers and their colleagues have developed a new software platform that makes it easier for scientists to understand and analyze the many forms of cancer.

Science

Term Time: LS1A

The folks behind LS1A—Harvard’s popular introductory life sciences course—have become known for renaming various ordinary aspects of their class, such as tests (“ICEs”) and homework (“pre-games”). Confused by all these unfamiliar terms? Never fear—we’ve created a handy guide to the LS1A lexicon, and added a few suggestions of our own.

Research

Researchers Shed Light on Pancreatic Cancer

The project aimed to gain more insight into circulating tumor cells—CTCs—and their role in metastasis, the spread of cancer from a primary tumor to the rest of the body.

Science

Anthropologist Shares Tales of Conservation, Discovery

Wright has spent the last three decades of her life working to protect Madagascar's rainforests and bring economic development to the nation's citizens.

Health

Science Innovation Contest To Begin Mid-Oct.

The Health and Life Sciences Challenge is currently seeking teams of students and affiliates to enter for a chance at the $50,000 grand prize.

Research

Organ-on-a-Chip Simulates Asthmatic Airway

The chip mimics the function of an asthmatic airway and has the potential to speed up the drug-testing process.

Cherry Murray
Research

White House Honors SEAS Dean

Murray, who is one of the eight recipients of the medal for 2014, will receive the award at a ceremony at the White House later this year.

EPS Field Trip
College

EPS Field Trip

Wilson W. Kuhnel '16 explores the geological features of the Squantum Head coastline. Earth and Planetary Sciences 21: "The Dynamic Earth" took a field trip to North Quincy to identify minerals and sketch rock structures.

Religion and The American Dream
Undergraduate Council

Today in Photos (9/29/2014)

Research

Harvard Team's Big Bang Findings Called into Question

Findings from the European Space Agency’s Planck satellite indicate that the data collected by Harvard’s telescope, BICEP2, did not completely account for galactic dust.

Primitive Intelligent Life
Science

Primitive Intelligent Life

Dr. Abraham A. Loeb, the Chair of the Harvard Astronomy Department, describes the likelihood of discovering extraterrestrial life on Tuesday evening in the Scenic Center.

School at School
Columns

What We Forget About School: School

Head of the Charles
Men's Crew

Head of the Charles 2014

CS50 in Mather
Columns

CS50 and the Humanities

Closing Ceremony
Columns

Ignore Congress. Close Gitmo.