How the brain develops

Harvard researchers, others will study how its connections mature through youth

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Exoplanet might have oxygen atmosphere, but not life

Research may help solve puzzle of how Venus evolved

Ahead of Bauhaus centennial, a digital gateway

Insights on 32,000 objects illuminate movement’s Harvard ties

New century brings new challenges for national parks

Kennedy School’s Bilmes shares findings from forward-looking commission

Events

On display through Oct. 17

Arts of War: Artistry in Weapons Across Cultures

On display through Sept. 18

Everywhen: The Eternal Present in Indigenous Art from Australia

On display through Aug. 31

Babar Comes to Houghton Library

Thu., August 25, 2016, 12:30pm - 1:30pm

Gallery Talk: The Renovation and Expansion Project

Sat., August 27, 2016, 10:00am

Exhibition Opening: Modern Art and Modernity

Sat., August 27, 2016, 10:00am

Exhibition Opening, Vision and Justice: The Art of Citizenship

Multimedia

Amy Cuddy on how body language can change your future

In her new book, “Presence,” Harvard Business School’s Amy Cuddy talks about how to use  “power posing” to confront any of life’s daunting challenges—a job interview, an audition, an important exam—with power, grace, and most importantly, no regrets.

John F. Kennedy, 1956 - Harvard Voices

On the afternoon of June 14, 1956, Senator John F. Kennedy addressed the Harvard Alumni Association in Harvard Yard.

Latest Harvard Gazette News

Ahead of Bauhaus centennial, a digital gateway

Some of the groundwork for a planned 2019 exhibit on Harvard and the Bauhaus has already found a place online.

Science lesson brings sweet rewards

Harvard’s “Science and Cooking for Kids” program showed local children the snap behind the chocolate and the role chemistry plays in the process.

‘Smoke waves’ will affect millions in coming decades

Wildfires threaten more than land and homes. The smoke they produce contains fine particles (PM2.5) that can poison the air for hundreds of miles. …

National parks at a turning point

The Kennedy School’s Linda Bilmes took part in a centennial effort to identify goals and challenges for the national parks.

News from Around Harvard

Why Do So Many Women Who Study Engineering Leave the Field?

Research shows that class projects and internships reinforce a masculine culture.

Insights into Protein Recycling

Findings in roundworms may apply to treatment of cancers, neurodegenerative disorders

How One Company Used Data to Rethink the Customer Journey

Consumers want to buy at the right time for them.

A big honor for two young innovators

Broad scientists Sonia Vallabh and Evan Macosko have been named two of MIT Technology Review’s 2016 Innovators Under 35.

Putting a Price on People Problems at Work

Five traps managers should avoid.

LGBT Freedom Trail in San Francisco

When journalist Elizabeth Zach set out to trace the sites of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender history in San Francisco she found Donna Graves (LF ’10) a worthy tour guide. …

Annotation Tuesday! Jon Mooallem’s “The Amateur Cloud Society That (Sort Of) Rattled the Scientific Community”

Every once in a while you read a story that feels so authentic and true, you wish you’d written it. …