Charles M. Lieber named University Professor

Scientist appointed to newly created Joshua and Beth Friedman University Professorship

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Last survivors on Earth

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

For Harvard neurologist, words lead to ‘action!’

Weiner’s script-to-screen achievement wins praise at Tribeca Film Festival

Wielding chainsaws for science

Joint Arboretum and Forest Service program protects trees from pests



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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Written Senior Perspectives: Nicholas Gajdzik

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. …

Written Senior Perspectives: Eela Nagaraj

It feels surreal to reflect on my senior season and my athletic career as a whole here at Harvard. …

Which Cyberattacks Should the United States Deter, and How Should it Be Done?

Jul 24, 2017In theory, there is no reason why the principles of deterrence should not apply to cyberspace. However, there are number of reasons why it does not work in practice.

Former SEAS dean urges Congress to fund research and development

(Video courtesy of the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology) “You certainly know how to message research.”

The Old History of Capitalism

The historical relationship between race and capitalism is one of the most enduring and controversial debates in US historiography.Date: May 2018Discipline: Social Sciences

Heading Off State-Sponsored Hacker Attacks

Jul 23, 2017The Cipher Brief's Levi Maxey spoke with Michael Sulmeyer about what a deterrence strategy would look like, and what it could and could not do to prevent malicious cyber activity from …

Thomas Aquinas and 'Teaching Bodies'

In 2016, the Harvard Crimson named HDS’s Mark Jordan one of the top 15 professors at Harvard University. …

Australia’s Experiment in Restraining Executive Bonuses

So far, it seems to be working.