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Making Mars habitable

Researchers suggest that regions of the Martian surface could be made habitable with silica aerogel

Embracing mindfulness

Professor Ellen Langer says mindfulness helps people to see the world as it actually is

Beneath the surface

A long-held theory that ridged skin helps dolphins swim has been debunked

Helping teachers learn

Project Zero Classroom helps educators turn the latest research into classroom innovation

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Wednesday, July 24, 2019, 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Gardening for Butterflies and Moths

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Thursday, July 25, 2019, 7:30pm - 9:30pm

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Rising second-year makes an unusual find at a Peruvian dig

An unusual find during a Harvard Summer School program archaeological dig teaches students the fundamentals at one of Peru’s most important sites.

Daily e-cigarette use may help smokers quit regular cigarettes

A new study provides critical population-level evidence demonstrating that using e-cigarettes daily helps U.S. smokers to quit smoking cigarettes.

The musicians behind the Harvard Summer Pops Band

Members from the Harvard Summer Pops Band share how they became part of the band.

Two devote their time to their social-networking website for student travelers

Harvard students Luke Heine and Raphael Rouvinov built a new student travel meet up program, Summer Playbook, to help college students connect with each other all over the world. …

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“Righteous rage” and powerful journalism

EDITOR’S NOTE: The Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference, now in its 15th year, has grown into one of the the premier journalistic gatherings in the United States. …

Going West: Palo Alto event showcases Harvard tech startup scene

A provocative keynote by Harvard Law Professor Jonathan Zittrain on ethics in AI was the culmination of a Harvard Tech Startup Night, hosted by Harvard Office of Technology Development and the law …

White supremacy: Research on cyber-racism and violence

We gathered and summarized a sampling of published studies and working papers that examine white supremacy and far-right extremists from multiple angles, including their online strategies for …

What to Do When Your Boss Betrays You

Resist the temptation to retaliate.

Food Law and Policy Clinic releases organic waste ban toolkit

The Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic (FLPC) and the Center for EcoTechnology have released a new toolkit on state and local organic waste bans, policies that restrict the amount of food …

DNA testing forever changed donor conception

DNA testing kits can upend identity and spark a multitude of questions for some children conceived with donor sperm and parents who hadn't shared origin stories. …

How to Know Which Ideas Your Company Should Pursue

Results from a study of crowdsourced ideas.

Improve Your Critical Thinking at Work

Helen Lee Bouygues, founder of the Reboot Foundation, believes that a lack of critical thinking is responsible for many business failures. …