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Health

Study: Genes Can Help Explain Coffee Consumption

The research indicates that eight genes in the human body may be related to coffee consumption, either directly or indirectly.

Events

Panelists Weigh Implications of Cyprus Natural Gas Reserves

The discovery of natural gas reserves around Cyprus raises both hope and concern regarding relations among countries in the Middle East and Europe, panelists said Thursday at the Center for European Studies.

Harvard Medical School

Professor Outlines Risks, Benefits of Genome Editing

Harvard Medical School professor George M. Church discussed the possibilities and dangers of genetic engineering at a lecture Wednesday.

SEAS

Researchers Develop Bacteria Repellant for Medical Equipment

Harvard scientists developed a coating for medical devices that repels blood and bacteria, researchers announced last Sunday.

Research

Researchers Unveil Nanoparticle Construction Method

By enabling the creation of nanoparticles in user-specified shapes out of materials like silver or gold, the breakthrough offers a range of applications in solar cells, disease detection, and laser technology.

Endowment

Activists Kick Off Week-Long Fast for Divestment

Dozens of members of the Harvard community will not be swiping into dining halls this week as they participate in Divest Harvard’s week-long fast.

"Think About It!" Campaign Preview
Ed School

Televisa Foundation Previews National Campaign at Ed School

The campaign aims to encourage young undocumented immigrants to pursue their educational goals and includes contributions from Harvard students and faculty.

Central Administration

Harvard Tightens Travel Restrictions as Ebola Outbreak Worsens

The University released last week a new set of guidelines regarding medical screening and travel to the countries most affected by Ebola.

Harvard Business School

With Tomato Paste, Harvard Graduates Hope To Empower Farmers

Startup “Tomato Jos,” founded by two Harvard graduates, aims to build up a tomato paste industry in Nigeria by educating tomato farmers about agricultural techniques and supplying them with seeds and fertilizers.

IOP

IOP To Partner with Think Tanks for Congressional Training Program

The Institute of Politics announced Thursday that it would partner with three prominent think tanks to host its biannual conference to prepare new members of the House for their duties on Capitol Hill.

The Sky Is The Limit
Clubs

The Sky Is The Limit

Luxury clothing pioneer and Chanel CEO Maureen Chiquet shares her personal story of becoming an iconic woman in business at the Hynes Convention Center this Saturday. Harvard's Women In Business hosted its 10th annual Intercollegiate Business Convention to inspire young college women in pursuing their dream careers.

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.

Art Museum Forum
Visual Arts

Faust Panel Argues for Art Museums' Importance on Campuses

University President Drew G. Faust and several art specialists agreed on the importance of art museums on university campuses at a panel discussion Thursday afternoon.

Launch Lab
Harvard Business School

First Teams Get To Work in New Alumni Startup Space

The last of the 15 entrepreneurial ventures chosen to occupy the space will move into the Launch Lab, a 3,000 square foot space located across the street from the Harvard Innovation Lab, by the end of the month.

The Prime Minister
IOP

Albanian Prime Minister Calls for Balkan Unity

Edi Rama, Prime Minister of Albania, drew attention to the need for modernization in the Balkan countries and addressed a recent Albania-Serbia soccer game incident at a John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum Thursday night.

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.