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With stocks in flux, recession fears mount

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

Can ‘red flag’ laws curb gun violence?

As politicians call for prevention legislation, the Shorenstein Center offers a roundup of red flag law research

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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Monday, August 19, 2019, 10:00am - 5:00pm

Clay — Modeling African Design

Monday, August 19, 2019, 9:00am - 5:00pm

Caspian: The Elements

Tuesday, August 20, 2019, 12:00pm - 6:00pm

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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.

First phase of Roxbury housing development opens

Harvard President Larry Bacow joined Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh, Massachusetts State Rep. …

News from Around Harvard

Rami Khouri on New Saudi Women Policy

Aug 2, 2019Rami Khouri breaks down the new laws that loosen restrictions on women living in Saudi Arabia

Rami Khouri Discusses Elliot Broidy and US-Qatar Relations

Aug 14, 2019Gulf states attempt to influence policies of the White House

8 Ways to Stay Ahead of Influence Operations

Aug 12, 2019Bruce Schneier's comprehensive approach to safe guarding elections is detailed in eight ways of defending the public sphere and the institutions of democracy. …

Lessons from a relentless “Reporter”

eporter” had to be the inevitable title for legendary investigative journalist Seymour M. Hersh’s 2018 autobiography. …

Do You Understand the Variance In Your Data?

Analytics has to be about more than averages.

Spotting Merging Galaxies

Over thirty years ago, the Infrared Astronomy Satellite discovered that the universe contained many extremely luminous galaxies, some more than a thousand times brighter than our own Milky Way, but …

Research: How Political Connections Help (and Hurt) Chinese Startups

Connections boost credibility but scare away some customers.

The Gap Between Large and Small Companies Is Growing. Why?

For one thing, big firms are spending more and more on R&D.