The 22nd Ig Nobel Ceremony—a prize ceremony that parodies the famous Nobel Prize by celebrating not the best, but the most bizarre that science has to offer—began on Thursday night with a thirty-second paper airplane deluge.
Susan Hockfield, the first female president of the Massachusetts Institute for Technology, will serve as the Marie Curie Visiting Professor at the Harvard Kennedy School this academic year, the school announced Friday.
Harvard Medical School Professor Shiv Pillai is an immunologist at Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center and teaches students at both the undergraduate and graduate level. He is currently interested in autoimmune diseases, the development of the immune system, and the role of the immune system in cancer.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is currently reviewing the safety of AeroShot, an inhalable caffeine product manufactured by Breathable Foods, a company founded by a Harvard professor and led by a College graduate.