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Researchers Develop Lasting Anesthetic

Researchers at the Harvard-affiliated Children’s Hospital Boston have developed a long–lasting nerve block that could aid in the treatment of

SEAS Dean Breaks Barriers

When Cherry A. Murray was applying to college, she says her older brother, then a physics graduate student at MIT,

Tumor Treatment Reduces Swelling of Brain

When cancerous cells form a tumor and begin to grow uncontrollably, they need to induce the formation of new blood

Venky To Head KSG Program

Venkatesh “Venky” Narayanamurti has been appointed the new director of the Science, Technology, and Public Policy Program of the Belfer

Astrophysics Rethinks Requirements

A revised set of requirements for the Astrophysics concentration will make the field more accessible to students interested in the

New Test May Identify Deadly Cardiovascular Disease

Researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center have discovered a new diagnostic test for a severe heart condition that now

Murray To Be Next SEAS Dean

Physicist Cherry A. Murray has been selected as the Dean of the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, effective

Alzheimer’s May Impact Astrocytes

A group of researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital’s Institute for Neurodegenerative Disease (MIND) have discovered that the plaques associated with

Dogs To Replace Monkeys in Lab

The Cognitive Evolution Lab in William James Hall will be switching from bananas to bones as Pyschology Professor Marc D.

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SEAS Weathers Economic Storm

The same gas that makes balloons fly and voices rise is also an important tool for Harvard researchers conducting specialized

Lower-Cost Vaccine Kills Tumors in Mice

Harvard researchers have successfully tested a new cancer vaccine in mice that could make previously expensive treatments accessible outside state-of-the-art

Harvard Gets $10M Donation

Harvard announced last week that it would receive $10 million to support research and technology development in the life sciences

SEAS Researchers Measure Quantum Repulsive Force

Large-scale levitation may only be possible using smoke and mirrors, but researchers at the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Gates Grants Fund Research

Traditionally, infections are treated with conventional antibiotics. But a new treatment designed by a Harvard researcher replaces pills with light.

Green Movement Gains Campus Energy

The “Green is the New Crimson” banners festooned on buildings at Harvard Medical School are visible signs of Harvard’s commitment