Retracing Romer’s footsteps

Mystery drives Nova Scotia fossil quest in tidal area where famed scientist once worked

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Calculator shows hidden costs of fatigued workforce

Sleep deficiency in the U.S. estimated at 70 percent, with $410 billion price tag

A garden filled with history

Student’s prize-winning art installation unveiled at Radcliffe Yard

Connecting the dots in data sciences

New Harvard Data Science Initiative hosts talks on analyzing data and on cutting-edge applications



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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Freshman shares his first few weeks at Harvard

Malcolm Reid ’21 finds weeks on campus welcoming and busy.

Chance to connect for new Harvard faculty

New Harvard professors connected with colleagues and learned about resources for teaching and research in an event at the Faculty Club.

Fatigue Cost Calculator shows hidden costs of sleepy workforce

The new Fatigue Cost Calculator demonstrates the physical and financial tolls of sleep deficiency in the U.S.

As AI rises, you’ll likely have a job, but it may be different

As artificial intelligence takes hold in more fields, you’ll likely have a job, analysts say, but it may be a different one.

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Some Creative Ways to Deal with North Korea

Sep 21, 2017President John F. Kennedy famously solved the Cuban missile crisis in 1962 by thinking outside the box. Similar creative thinking is badly needed now on North Korea.

Summer Internship Program: 2017 Wrap Up

Teaser The Berkman Klein Center summer internship program is a cohesive, integrated experience that brings together students from around the world to work closely with faculty, staff, …

Tripping the ‘Nanoswitch’

New platform for detecting biological signatures could improve health monitoring

How to Grow a Spine

Cell model reveals dynamic nature of segmentation clock that drives vertebrae formation

What Motivates Employees More: Rewards or Punishments?

It depends whether you’re trying to encourage or discourage action.

Thinking About a “Work from Anywhere” Arrangement? Ask These Questions First

Consider your working style and the structure you need.

5(ish) Questions: Texas journalist Krys Boyd and the art of the radio interview

If interviewing is an art, Krys Boyd has had plenty of practice with her paintbrush. …

4 ways to help your child get enough sleep

Because sleep is so crucial to children’s development, parents need to be firm about bedtimes. …