Harvard researchers have released the first county-level map showing nationwide data on policies established to combat the spread of COVID-19.
A Harvard Kennedy School study released this month suggests a direct link between police violence and diminished academic performance of inner-city students.
The Black Teacher Archives, a research project archiving content about the history of African American education, was recently launched at the Graduate School of Education.
Nearly 2,000 faculty and staff members have returned to scientific research laboratories at Harvard in the past week — the first large scale return to work since campus shut down in mid-March due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The novel coronavirus may have begun spreading in China as early as August 2019, new research from a team of scientists led by Harvard Medical School professor John S. Brownstein suggests.
Former Chemistry Chair Lieber Indicted by Federal Grand Jury for Making False Statements Regarding Relations to China
A federal grand jury indicted former Harvard chemistry chair Charles M. Lieber on two counts for making false statements to federal investigators who were examining funding he received from the Chinese government, the Department of Justice announced Tuesday.
Moderna Therapeutics, a Cambridge-based biotechnology company, is at the forefront of coronavirus vaccine development. The company recently received FDA approval to move onto Phase 2 of vaccine testing, in addition to $500 million in grants.
Several Harvard-affiliated Fulbright scholars were forced to cut their projects short and end their scholarships early after the coronavirus pandemic upended travel plans and research proposals.
Most Critically Ill COVID-19 Patients Survive with Respiratory Failure Treatment Strategy, Research Finds
The majority of critically ill COVID-19 patients survive under current treatment guidelines for respiratory failure, clinicians at two Harvard teaching hospitals found.
Government professor Daniel P. Carpenter called for a "new New Deal" to jumpstart the American economy in a white paper published in late April.
Harvard will begin a “phased” reopening of its research labs through the oversight of a new Lab Reopening Planning Committee, University Provost Alan M. Garber ’76 wrote in an email to Harvard faculty Monday.
An international research team that includes two Harvard professors has determined that the Spinosaurus is the first known swimming dinosaur, according to a study published Wednesday in the peer-reviewed journal Nature.
Harvard, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Georgia Tech researchers have created an interactive online COVID-19 simulator to help policymakers better respond to the novel coronavirus.
Medical centers around the United States will begin testing a cheap and easily produced nasal swab for COVID-19 diagnostics designed by scientists at Harvard’s Wyss Institute next week.
Harvard and MIT researchers have found subsets of cells in the human nasal passages, lungs, and intestines that are particularly susceptible to COVID-19 infection, according to a study accepted to the scientific journal Cell Wednesday.
Harvard Settles Federal Grant Overcharge Allegations for $1.3 Million; University And Professor Deny Wrongdoing
Harvard settled with the federal government for $1.3 million over allegations that a professor at its School of Public Health overcharged federal grants, according to a Monday press release from the Department of Justice.
‘A Living, Breathing Thing’: Departments, Students Rethink Thesis Proposals Due to Coronavirus Disruption
As the coronavirus threatens to disrupt juniors’ preliminary thesis research this summer, departments are working to develop contingency plans and modify expectations for their concentrators’ capstone College projects.
A report released Monday by Harvard’s Safra Center for Ethics estimates that the United States will need the capacity to test up to 20 million people per day for the novel coronavirus in order to fully reopen its economy.
The Kendall Square-based company Biogen announced on April 16 it will partner with the Broad Institute and Boston-area hospitals to build a COVID-19 biobank — a repository that will store biological samples to be used for research purposes.
Researchers at the Harvard Global Health Institute estimate the United States will need to perform at least 500,000 coronavirus tests per day in order to successfully reopen the economy, according to a Saturday report.
Harvard researchers sent a letter to U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Steven T. Mnuchin last week advocating for support for Native American tribes facing economic hardship in light of the coronavirus pandemic.
Harvard COVID-19 researchers have partnered with Facebook to implement user location data in order to better inform disease forecasting models, according to an April 6 Facebook announcement.
Researchers at Harvard and the University of Bonn published a study April 7 casting possible doubt upon the longstanding assumption that the universe is isotropic.