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The unsavory side of sugar

Experts at a Harvard Medical School symposium explored the health and policy effects of too much sugar

Radical, playful, plugged in

Exhibit at Harvard Art Museum features video-art pioneer Nam June Paik

Veterans and active members of the military study at Harvard

The Warrior-Scholar Project aims to ease their transition to college life

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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 hosts workshop for leaders in malaria fight

Harvard Business School hosted a weeklong leadership workshop supporting global efforts to eradicate malaria.

Bertarelli Foundation redoubles its investment in Harvard Medical School research

The Bertarelli Foundation is redoubling its investment in Harvard Medical School’s research on sensory disorders.

Harvard collaboration to help students explore how science works

Robert Lue, principal investigator for the development of an online learning platform called LabXchange, aims to provide a virtual laboratory experience and social community for biology students.

New study reveals how male fruit fly decides to court or ignore female

Harvard study reveals how the neurobiology of fruit fly courtship can help illuminate understanding of human disorders of motivation.

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Trump Picks Putin

Jul 16, 2018US President Donald J. Trump on July 16 appeared to believe Russian President Vladimir Putin’s denials over the US intelligence community’s assessment that Russia meddled in the 2016 …

I think Trump 'walked into a Russian trap this morning,' says former US NATO ambassador

Jul 16, 2018Nicholas Burns, former U.S. ambassador to NATO, shares his thoughts on the outcome of the meeting between President Trump and President Putin.

US-Russia relations: Here's what's at stake

Jul 16, 2018Right now the U.S. is not in a position to compromise on anything, says Nicholas Burns, former U.S. …

Trump refusal to say criticism on Russian DNC involvement 'extremely negative', says ambassador

Jul 16, 2018Nicholas Burns, former undersecretary of state for political affairs, gives his initial take on the historic Trump-Putin meeting in Helsinki, Finland.

Measuring Access to High-Quality Schools

stacy_tell According to a new report co-authored by Harvard Graduate School of Education Professor Nancy Hill, the school assignment policy adopted by the Boston …

Nuclear Security in Russia: Can Progress Be Sustained?

May 8, 2018Nuclear security in Russia has continued to evolve since the suspension of nearly all US–Russian nuclear-security cooperation in 2014, but the United States and the rest of the world now …

Black and white bail judges show bias against black defendants

A new study of bail judges in the Miami and Philadelphia areas suggests that both black and white judges show bias against black defendants. …

Trump and Putin Face an Urgent Arms Control Deadline in Helsinki

Jul 12, 2018As US-Russian relations continue to deteriorate, Presidents Trump and Putin appear eager to find common ground on arms control when they meet in Helsinki on Monday. …