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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.

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.

Harvard Medical School

Professors Argue for Change in Organ Donation Guidelines

Altering organ donation rules could increase the donor pool and enhance the quality of donated organs, Medical School professor Robert Truog argued Tuesday.

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 Science Center.

Harvard Medical School

Med School Nets $30M in Grants for Pharmacology Research

The Harvard Program in Therapeutic Science at the Harvard Medical School was recently awarded $30 million in funding from government agencies in response to proposals from the program’s principal researchers.

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.

Echelman string sculpture
Visual Arts

Painting the Town: Boston's Big Art

Boxes
Columns

ISIL is Not the End of the World

Difficulty Defining
Columns

The Difficulty of Defining Difficulty

Reshuffling the Caseload
College

Unloading the Ad Board