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SurgiBox wins $70,000 President’s Challenge

Safe, collapsible surgery device offers alternative to existing solutions

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New weapons against agricultural pests

Researchers create natural insecticidal proteins to target resistant bugs

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Guarding the dazzle of the past

The Gazette visited the Weissman Preservation Center to see how conservators preserve Harvard’s rare and unique collections.

Humanizing the humanities

Leaving a legacy of curriculum innovation and diplomacy, Dean of Arts and Humanities Diana Sorensen steps down after 10 years of elevating the division.

SurgiBox wins $70,000 President’s Challenge

SurgiBox, a collapsible, safe, and aseptic surgery device, won this year’s $70,000 grand prize in the President’s Challenge.

New weapons against agricultural pests

Using phage-assisted continuous evolution (PACE) technology developed by Harvard professor David Liu and his co-workers, a team of researchers has evolved new forms of a natural insecticidal protein …

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Innovation and Its Enemies: Why People Resist New Technologies

This book explores the sources and dynamics of social opposition to innovation. …

Run Meetings That Are Fair to Introverts, Women, and Remote Workers

Three groups that are often overlooked.

Oxygen in Stars

Oxygen is the third most abundant element in the universe, after hydrogen and helium. …

The Internet of Things Needs Design, Not Just Technology

Gartner Research predicts that the typical family home will contain as many as 500 networked devices by 2020. …

Native American Artist Focuses Lens on Women’s Rights

Native American artist Matika Wilbur addressed issues of cultural marginalization and the violation of women's rights in indigenous populations through her photography exhibition at the Radcliffe …

Pressed coffee is going mainstream — but should you drink it?

Pressed coffee, once the darling of trendy coffee houses the world over, has broken out of its upscale origins and can now be found in kitchens all across America. …

Corporate Ethics Can’t Be Reduced to Compliance

At companies across the globe, the layers of compliance mechanisms are growing. …

Research: Vague Feedback Is Holding Women Back

“Great job!” is not helpful.