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The Broad Institute
Research

Harvard Researchers Trace Embryo Development

Harvard researchers—using zebrafish and frog embryos as models—have traced the process by which a single cell builds a complete organism.

The Science Center
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.

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.

FAS

Sciences Faculty Remember Stephen Hawking

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

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.

Welcome to the Arboretum
Sciences Division

Botanists at Arnold Arboretum Discover New Hemlock Species

Botanists at Harvard’s Arnold Arboretum discovered a new species of Eastern Asian hemlock tree with a natural resistance to a notorious invasive insect.

Astronomy Colloquium
Academics

Astronomers Discuss Black Holes, Cosmic Radiation at Luncheon

About a hundred astronomers and visiting scholars gathered at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics to hear a presentation on astronomy's latest advancements.

The Science Center
Research

Eight Researchers Funded for 'High-Risk, High-Reward' Projects

The researchers will receive nearly $8.5 million to conduct a broad array of health science research, from psychology to health policy analysis.

Robot + Ball
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Robot + Ball

Robot with ball

Robotic Hand
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Robotic Hand

The lab focuses on robotic hands

Robot Close-up
Science

Robot Close-up

Zoomed Out Robot Shot
Science

Zoomed Out Robot Shot

A zoomed-out close up of a robot.

Humanoid Robot
Science

Humanoid Robot

An extremely humanoid robot.

Giant Power: Technology, Energy, and the History of Post Truth America
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Giant Power: Technology, Energy, and the History of Post Truth America

Naomi Oreskes, professor of history of science, discusses the history of scientific naysayers and how history is repeating itself with Trump’s climate change policies on Wednesday evening in the Barker Center.

Blue Robot
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Blue Robot

A small blue robot

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