Charles M. Lieber named University Professor

Scientist appointed to newly created Joshua and Beth Friedman University Professorship

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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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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.

Plaque honoring Faulkner character to be reinstalled on Charles River span

For more than 50 years, Faulkner fans have worked to commemorate a beloved character with a secret memorial on the Anderson Memorial Bridge.

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Boehm's Blog: Practicing at Altitude and Preparing For the U19 World Cup

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Humans of HDS: Religion, Violence, and Peace

“Whether in academia or as an ordained person, I want to grapple with these gripping questions of faith and its implications for how we live with each other today, tomorrow, and in years to come. …

Rediscovering Vulnerabilities

Jul 21, 2017What is the likelihood that multiple parties will independently discover the same software vulnerability? Herr and Schneier discuss their recent paper "Taking Stock: Estimating …

How GE Appliances Built an Innovation Lab to Rapidly Prototype Products

Lessons for other large companies looking to generate ideas.

Seeking Director of the Small Center

The Albert and Tina Small Center for Collaborative Design (formerly the Tulane City Center) is looking for a Director to lead its public interest design organization at Tulane University. …

How to Become a More Well-Rounded Leader

Cultivate the “positive opposite” of your strengths.

On identity: men who created it, women who lost it, a writer who escaped it

This week, identity is the theme that courses through the posts. Writer Steve Oney talks about masculinity and the creation of identity as an act of will. …