Researchers examine firehouse cancer threat

Harvard Chan School postdoctoral fellow teams with departments to investigate on-site health threats

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Surge of hate in Charlottesville

Sociologist Bart Bonikowski draws from his study of nationalist movements in Q&A

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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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Wyss-developed antifouling coating a boon to business and environment

Researchers at SEAS, the Wyss Institute, and Nanyang Technological University in Singapore have developed a nontoxic coating that deters marine life from attaching to surfaces in a breakthrough for …

Brain flexibility changes the way we remember and learn

New research from Harvard Medical School casts doubt on the prevailing model of memory formation, suggesting that the brain may be far more flexible. 

Downtown Boston rail link could be built more cheaply, study says

The price tag for constructing a long-discussed north-south rail link between Boston’s North and South stations is now estimated at $4 billion to $6 billion, much less than prior estimates, …

Charlottesville violence gives white supremacist movement the attention it wanted, professor says

Bart Bonikowski, an associate professor who studies political sociology and nationalist political movements, discusses the seeming resurgence of white supremacist and nationalist groups in the wake …

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Berkman Klein Center releases report on media coverage of the 2016 presidential campaign

The Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society has released "Partisanship, Propaganda, and Disinformation: Online Media and the 2016 U.S. …

What the Science Actually Says About Gender Gaps in the Workplace

Biological differences are small, but the evidence of sexism is overwhelming.

Harvard EdCast: Addicted to Reform

400x200-school-hallways.jpg Throughout his long career as an education journalist for PBS Newshour and NPR, John Merrow, Ed.D. …

5 Questions to Help Your Employees Find Their Inner Purpose

Use your weekly check-ins to inspire your team.

Statement from Dean Hempton on Events in Charlottesville

August 12 was one of the darkest days I’ve seen since I became dean of HDS. White nationalists marched in Charlottesville, Virginia to protest the removal of a statue of Robert E. …

Is the “full course of antibiotics” full of baloney?

Conventional medical wisdom has held that taking antibiotics for longer periods of time produces better results and lowers the risk for antibiotic resistance. …

What 11 CEOs Have Learned About Championing Diversity

Initiatives have to start at the top.