Science

Health

Epidemic Experts Congregate at Symposium

"We were interested in broadening that idea, or turning it on its head, to also understand contagion as the root of many social ills.”

The Science Center
Research

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.

Basque Culinary Center
On Campus

Basque Culinary Center

Idoia Calleja, Director of Masters and Courses at the Basque Culinary Center, provides an overview of her school and its offerings Wednesday afternoon in Northwest Labs. This event also featured chef Diego P. Vasquez, an associate professor at the Basque Culinary Center.

Robot Close-up
Science

Robot Close-up

Zoomed Out Robot Shot
Science

Zoomed Out Robot Shot

A zoomed-out close up of a robot.

Humanoid Robot
Science

Humanoid Robot

An extremely humanoid robot.

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

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
Science

Blue Robot

A small blue robot

Food and Drink

Experts Explore Challenges in Food Regulation Policy

From stifling innovation to encouraging excessive food waste, speakers at the 4th annual Harvard-UCLA Food Law and Policy Conference on Friday criticized the current food regulatory environment.

Postdocs Graphic
GSAS

Grad Student Who Obtained Restraining Order Against Adviser Expelled

The Harvard graduate student who obtained a restraining order against his adviser has been expelled, though his battle in court continues.

Epsilon Aurigae Star System
Science

Digitizing the Sky

In the 1880s, Edward Charles Pickering, a stout Harvard astronomer whose deeply angled eyebrows recall an angry cartoon character, took on a new project: photographing the entire sky.

The March for Science
Research

Harvard Profs, Faust Join March for Science

“We march because our future depends on the future of science," said University President Drew G. Faust.

Can a Scientist Believe in Miracles?
College

Can a Scientist Believe in Miracles?

Dr. Robert A. Lue and Prof. Ian H. Hutchinson discuss questions about the reality of belief, meaning and personal identity at the Harvard Veritas Forum Wednesday night.

Klein’s Venue
On Campus

Klein’s Venue

Pictured is First Parish Church, the venue of Naomi Klein’s speech this Wednesday afternoon.

Can a Scientist Believe in Miracles?
On Campus

At Veritas Forum, Academics Talk Spirituality

Biology professor Robert A. Lue, and MIT professor and nuclear scientist Ian Hutchinson spoke about whether scientists can believe in miracles and a higher power.