Astronomy Lab sees the light

Accessibility devices use sound to allow the visually impaired to envision stars

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Summer explorers

Local students participating in the Summer Explorations program at the Harvard Ed Portal learned everything from cooking to bike repair this summer

With stocks in flux, recession fears mount

Harvard economist discusses this week’s massive market sell-off and whether it signals a looming crisis

First phase of Bartlett Station opens

Roxbury development will offer retail and commercial space, along with affordable, mixed-income housing

Hydrogels to heal wounds

Researchers have created probiotic hydrogels to heal wounds on internal surfaces that other treatments can’t reach

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Incoming first-year given opportunity to sample public service

Harvard College first-year Ezra Feder spends his summer doing public service through Artists for Humanity, a nonprofit that provides employment in art and design to lower-income teens in the city.

Astronomy Lab at Harvard makes accessibility a priority

Accessibility devices at the lab use sound to allow the visually impaired to envision the stars

Growing organoids uncovers how cells become organs

Tiny sensors are embedded into stretchable, integrated mesh that grows with the developing tissue, allowing scientists to track how cells grow into organs.

Rare bond rate shift may suggest future recession, Harvard analyst cautions

An inverted bond yield curve often has been a harbinger of recession, though the odds of one are still only 1 in 3 for this year, Harvard analyst says.

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Negotiating with 'terrorists'? How US-Taliban talks expose the mad logic of America's war on terror

Aug 14, 2019Decades after invading Afghanistan to topple the Taliban, the US now is negotiating with them.

Protected: China: Educating the public about domestic violence

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Protected: Domestic Violence Is Not a ‘Crime of Passion’

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Protected: Chile: Femicide is not a “crime melodrama”

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A Rare Look at the Surface of a Rocky Exoplanet

A new study using data from the IRAC camera on NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope provides a rare glimpse at the conditions on the surface of a rocky planet around anther star. …

My Dear Friend Anne

I owe more to Anne Monius than a person has a right to, and as I read the remembrances from her students and colleagues, I find myself facing—perhaps we are all facing—a conundrum. …