Watching sensory information translate into behavior

A new powerful microscope can watch neural activity in real time

Author explains her decisions and revisions

Novelist Claire Messud shares how her stories take shape

Exhibit marks 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death

“Shakespeare: His Collected Works” includes 80 rare objects drawn from Houghton and other libraries

Happening now: Conan O'Brien in Conversation with President Faust

Watch live Happening now: Conan O'Brien in Conversation with President Faust

Events

Fri., February 12, 2016, 4:00pm - 5:30pm

The Parliament of Fowls: Live and Unplugged!

Sat., February 13, 2016, 10:00am - 4:00pm

I ♥ Science

Sun., February 14, 2016, 3:00pm

Ladysmith Black Mambazo

Tue., February 16, 2016, 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Sam Feist: Media Coverage of the Election

Tue., February 16, 2016, 4:00pm

Ralph Ellison / Amiri Baraka Debate

Tue., February 16, 2016, 4:00pm - 6:00pm

What is Islamic in the Islamic State?

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Consider Harvard

Harvard students build bonds they carry with them into the future. Meet journalist Nicholas Kristof, who has maintained his Harvard connections as he has lived all over the world.

Episode 33: Genetics in Space

Ting Wu, HMS professor of genetics, talks about ways scientists are striving to optimize astronauts' physical and mental health—and anticipating the biomedical challenges ahead as humankind considers long-term space travel.

Latest Harvard Gazette News

Love in the crosshairs

A panel of marriage counselors and negotiators tells an audience of Harvard Law students how to use negotiation skills in their romantic relationships.

Adventures of the heart

Visiting Professor Verena Andermatt Conley talks about her first venture into romance writing, “Cree.”

Watching sensory information translate into behavior

A state-of-the-art microscope built by Harvard researchers will allow scientists to capture 3-D images of all the neural activity in the brains of tiny, transparent C. elegans worms as they crawl.

The student perspective

During semester break, a Harvard freshman tells urban middle schoolers to dream big when applying to college.

News from Around Harvard

Driven to Connect

Whether researchers are studying the cosmos for signs of life or investigating the motivations behind political formation (or lack thereof), they seem driven by the same impulse: to seek out others. …

The Reason Twitter’s Losing Active Users

Abuse. And it’s not only a problem for Twitter.

Dear Negotiation Coach: Data Driven Negotiations

QUESTION Q: I have been running a small restaurant for 10 years. The business is both my work and my passion. However, my family and I are relocating out of state, so I am looking to sell. …

Negotiation Research You Can Use: When Cultural Expectations Lead Us Astray

In September 2014, a Chinese court found the British pharmaceutical firm GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) guilty of bribing government officials, hospital officials, and doctors to sell more drugs at higher …

Negotiators: Resist the Vividness Trap

For the New York Mets, it was hard not to get carried away in their negotiations with Ben Zobrist this past fall. …

Should You Appeal to Their Sense of Sympathy?

Imagine that you are about to enter into a negotiation. Unbeknown to your counterpart, the stakes are particularly high because of difficulties you are suffering behind the scenes. …

In Business Negotiations, Set the Stage for Success

In negotiation, it’s said, preparation is key. Without careful research and logistical planning, we may be left trying to skate by on wits and charm alone—and in today’s business world, they …

A Religion Course for the Internet Age

Harvard Divinity School Senior Lecturer Diane Moore has modest goals for her upcoming online course, "World Religions Through Their Scripture. …