The powdery substance that was discovered in the Science Center more than a week ago has been confirmed to be flour, Lieutenant David J. Pierce of the Cambridge Fire Department’s Fire Investigation Unit reported yesterday.
In the wake of an explosion in Moscow’s Domodedovo Airport yesterday that killed an estimated 35 people and injured 180 others, some Russian students and experts at Harvard recalled the ongoing violence that has plagued Russia.
In commemoration of the one-year anniversary of the devastating earthquake in Haiti, a group of Harvard students recently released a song and music video to raise funds for those affected by the disaster and spur continued awareness.
About thirty students boarded an unmarked, white van that they mistakenly thought to be a Harvard shuttle to the Quad Saturday night. Instead, they found themselves facing a driver demanding $5 per person before allowing them to disembark.
A cholera strain that has killed more than 2,000 people in Haiti since October is South Asian in origin, according to a study conducted by several Harvard affiliates, who matched bacteria samples from Haiti with ones from Bangladesh.
Harvard Forest’s REU program gives students from universities across the country, sometimes with little to no ecology research experience, the opportunity to conduct projects for 12 weeks during the summer.