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Sanjana L. Narayanan

Staff writer Sanjana L. Narayanan can be reached at sanjana.narayanan@thecrimson.com.

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Research

Harvard Scientists Create New Dipolar Molecule

Harvard researchers have combined two atoms for the first time to form a single dipolar molecule with unique properties.

Multicultural Center Town Hall Meeting
Academics

Harvard Junior Nicholas Whittaker Wins Truman Scholarship

Philosophy concentrator Nicholas P. Whittaker ’19 was one of 59 college students to win a Truman Scholarship, a graduate scholarship awarded for commitment to public service.

Research

Harvard, MIT, and Cambridge Researchers Refine Origin of Life Hypothesis

Researchers from Harvard, MIT, and the University of Cambridge have found that sulfur compounds in the early earth’s atmosphere may have contributed to the origins of life.

SEAS
Research

Lemann Donates to Engineering and Entrepreneurship Programs

Wealthy Brazilian investor Jorge P. Lemann '61 recently made a donation to Harvard in order to support classes in entrepreneurship and engineering.

Math Department Hires Second-Ever Senior Female Faculty Member
Mathematics

Math Dept Hires 2nd-Ever Female Tenured Prof, Ending Six-Year Drought

​Harvard’s Math Department has hired a woman as a senior professor for the second time in its history, ending a six-year streak in which the department boasted not a single woman of that rank.

Cora Dvorkin
Sciences Division

Physics Prof. Dvorkin Named 2018 Harvard Scientist of the Year

Assistant Physics professor Cora Dvorkin was named the 2018 Harvard Scientist of the Year by the Harvard Foundation for Intercultural and Race Relations last month.

Chemistry Professor Aspuru-Guzik
FAS

Chemistry Professor Aspuru-Guzik to Leave Harvard

Chemistry Professor Alán Aspuru-Guzik will leave Harvard to join the faculty of the University of Toronto this summer.

University Hall
Sciences Division

Bloxham To Step Down as Dean of Science

Bloxham, who studies how planets generate magnetic fields, was first appointed FAS divisional dean for physical sciences in Aug. 2006.

FAS

Sciences Faculty Remember Stephen Hawking

Hawking, who died last Wednesday at the age of 76, was a renowned English theoretical physicist and cosmologist.

Harvard Museum of Natural History
FAS

EPS Department Adds New Junior Faculty

​Several new junior faculty members have recently joined the Earth and Planetary Sciences Department, according to Department Chair John H. Shaw.

George Church: Wild Biotech
Sciences Division

Harvard Researchers Link Personal Genomics to Blockchain Technology

The company hopes to address challenges facing the field of personal genomics, a discipline that maps individuals’ genetic blueprints.

SEAS
FAS

Harvard Researchers Design Shark-Inspired Airfoil

Researchers from Harvard and the University of South Carolina have developed a new kind of airfoil, inspired by shark skin, that may improve lift in aircrafts.

Professor Daniel G. Nocera
Research

Harvard Researchers Pioneer Photosynthetic Bionic Leaf

Nocera and Silver developed a bionic leaf that merges the artificial leaf with a genetically-engineered bacterium that consumes only hydrogen.

FAS

Physics Department Celebrates Julian Schwinger’s Life and Work

Former colleagues and students of Julian S. Schwinger remembered the late physicist for giving exceptional lectures.

Astrophysics Center
FAS

Astrophysicists Develop New Universe Simulation

Scientists at Harvard and five other institutions around the world have developed a new computer simulation of the universe.

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