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Harvard Breaks Away

For many students, the end of exams today means a chance to extend the short winter break and think about

Islamic Banking Database Unveiled

More than 100 participants gathered in Harvard Hall Monday afternoon to hear experts discuss Islamic banking and unveil the world's

Nobel Winner Huber Explores Proteins

A full house gathered in Science Center D yesterday afternoon to hear Nobel prize-winner Robert Huber speak about his research

Study Finds Proteins That May Kill Cancer

More than 200 people packed the Fairchild Biochemistry Lecture Hall Friday afternoon to hear Children's Hospital researcher M. Judah Folkman

Study Finds Correlation Between Income, Mortality

Income inequality has a significant correlation with mortality rates in the United States, according to a recent study by researchers

Researchers Say Schools Cannot Rely on Industry

Harvard Medical School researchers warned in a recent study that universities should not rely on corporate research funding as a

University Battles to Stop Funding Cuts

In what president Neil L. Rudenstine calls "the most critical moment in federal funding of higher education since the Second

Smoking: A Kid's Disease?

Cigarettes are "not a safe product" and are a threat to young people, said the head of the Food and

Luminaries Remember JFK

A panel of four prominent liberals discussed ways to get the U.S. "moving forward again" before a full house at

Harvard Administrators Join Youth Health Conference

What does it take to bring three mayors, eight deans, 16 presidents, the head of the Centers for Disease Control,

Scientists Develop New Way to Detect Mutations

Researchers at Harvard Medical School reported last Wednesday the discovery of a faster, more specific technique to locate defective genes

E.O. Wilson Makes Ants Into Public TV Stars

Harvard's world-renowned expert on ants cast his favorite subjects as the stars of a public television documentary that aired Tuesday

Studies Change Common Theories on AIDS

Infection by the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) triggers a nearly constant battle between two giants: the body's immune system and

Mayr: Going Strong At 90

Ernst Mayr, Agassiz professor of zoology, emeritus, is affectionately known as Darwin's modern day bulldog. And at 90 years of

Alum Named Chem Society President

Columbia University chemistry professor Ronald C. Breslow '52 last month was elected president of the world's largest scientific society. Breslow,