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Evolution of cancer cell lines draws concern

They may evolve in ways that dramatically change their responses to drugs

Letter opposes possible EPA shift

Harvard officials, hospital leaders call on agency to withdraw proposed ‘transparency’ rule

Pursuing concurrent degrees

Elorm Avakame wanted to explore issues beyond the boundaries of health and health care

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Mindfulness research probes depression benefits

Gaelle Desbordes, a researcher at Massachusetts General Hospital and instructor in radiology at Harvard Medical School, is probing mindfulness meditation’s effect on depression.

“Sing Out, March On” at Harvard Commencement

Joshuah Campbell '16 and Harvard friends perform “Sing Out, March On”—a powerful tribute to John Lewis, Harvard's Commencement speaker.

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Harvard Data Science Initiative rolls out new research areas

After a successful first year, the Harvard Data Science Initiative puts its focus on five new research areas and four new fellows.

Harvard study links air quality to air safety

Harvard Chan School researchers recruited 30 commercial airline pilots for a study exploring whether carbon dioxide levels affect cockpit performance.

Past loss and grief played role in her decision to go back to school

Cathy Payne chose to get a degree at the Harvard Extension School to honor the memories of loved ones.

Polygenic risk scoring flags likelihood of developing common diseases

A Harvard research team developed an analysis to measure millions of small genetic variations and calculate the risk of developing five serious common diseases: coronary artery disease, atrial …

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Managers Think They’re Good at Coaching. They’re Not.

Most are just telling their employees what to do.

Excavation Begins on Giant Magellan Telescope Site in Chile

GMTO Corporation (GMTO) today announced the start of hard rock excavation for the Giant Magellan Telescope#039;s massive concrete pier and the foundations for the telescope#039;s enclosure on its …

To Make Self-Driving Cars Safe, We Also Need Better Roads and Infrastructure

Getting the automotive technology right will only take us so far.

Anxiety in children

Young children may feel worried or fearful from time to time, but more serious anxiety in children can interfere with development. …

Designing AI to Make Decisions

Kathryn Hume, VP of integrate.ai, discusses the current boundaries between artificially intelligent machines, and humans. While the power of A.I. …

Why Western Digital Firms Have Failed in China

A comprehensive five-year study reveals a set of common mistakes.

The Best Way for Netflix to Keep Growing

Allowing third-party content could lead to new forms of revenue and new subscribers.

Capart, Royston Named Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-America Scholars

Aurian Capart ‘19 and Greg Royston ‘18 of the men’s golf team earned Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-America Scholar Accolades, the GCAA announced.