Charles M. Lieber named University Professor

Scientist appointed to newly created Joshua and Beth Friedman University Professorship

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From Navy SEALs to Harvard to NASA

Harvard Medical School grad has been named to NASA's 2017 Astronaut Candidate Class

Making cancer vulnerable to immune attacks

CRISPR-Cas9 is revealing new drug targets that could boost cancer immunotherapy

Last survivors on Earth

As long as the sun shines, hardy tardigrade will carry on

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Harvard Arthrobots

Inspired by arthropod insects and spiders, Harvard researchers have created an entirely new type of semi-soft robots capable of standing and walking using drinking straws and inflatable tubing. 

Harvard Professor takes Alzheimer’s fight personally

Harvard Medical School Professor Reisa Sperling talks about the personal impact of Alzheimer’s disease, which killed both her father and grandfather.

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Year Up program provides students with skills, opportunities

Year Up graduates reflect on the Harvard-affiliated program that changed their lives.

Med School grad to trade scrubs for space suit

Jonny Kim, a Harvard Medical School graduate and former Navy SEAL, has been selected to join NASA’s next astronaut class.

How Trump Jr. emails, meeting might affect Mueller investigation

Rolf Mowatt-Larssen, director of the Belfer Center’s Intelligence and Defense Project, assesses revelations that in June 2016 top Trump campaign officials met with Russians who claimed they could …

Chemist Charles M. Lieber receives Harvard’s highest faculty honor

Acclaimed chemist Charles M. Lieber has been named a University Professor and is the first to receive the Joshua and Beth Friedman University Professorship.

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They say that every athlete experiences two deaths; one at the end of their life like all other men and one at the end of their athletic career. …

Banning the Bomb: Reflections on the UN Negotiations for the Nuclear Weapon Ban Treaty

By Carina Bentata Gryting JD ’18, Molly Doggett JD ’17, Lan Mei JD ’17, and Alice Osman LLM ’17 Signing up for the International Human

The Perversity of the Climate Science Kangaroo Court

Jul 25, 2017"Precisely because climate science has policy implications that appear to challenge the status quo in global energy supply, moreover, the degree of professional skeptical scrutiny to …

Two Truths and a Lie

“Hey white liar The truth comes out a little at a time And it spreads just like a fire Slips off of your tongue like turpentine” Continue reading about Two Truths and a Lie …

Katherine Boo’s 15 rules for narrative nonfiction — now this is a “must-read”

When I first came across Katherine Boo’s work in journalism school, I was immediately taken with her ability to expose injustice while weaving gorgeous narratives. …

How Small Businesses Can Increase Their Digital Capabilities

You don’t have to be Amazon to compete on technology.

When to worry about your child’s fever

Children get sick, so it’s not unusual for a child to have a fever. Most of the time it isn’t serious, but there are times when parents should be concerned about a fever. …