Whether it’s to explore a library filled to the ceiling with thousands of books, experience big-city living for the first time, or take classes taught by world-renowned teachers, students from all... Continue reading
New research conducted by Harvard scientists is laying out a road map to one of the holy grails of modern medicine: a cure for cancer.
As described in a paper recently published in eLife, Martin... Continue reading
We value gold for many reasons: its beauty, its usefulness, and its rarity. Gold is rare on Earth in part because it’s also rare in the universe. Unlike elements such as carbon or iron, it cannot be... Continue reading
With the image of the Swiss Alps laminated on the windows of a former garage behind them, Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino, Swissbäkers’ husband-and-wife team of Thomas and Helene Stohr, their sons... Continue reading
“I think I found a skull,” said Abigail Forrest, proudly holding up a dark green, furry blob with her tweezers for the others to inspect. She leaned in to note some eye sockets and what appeared to... Continue reading
The Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation awarded 17 new fellows at its spring 2013 Fellowship Award Committee meeting, including Harvard’s Michael A. Cianfrocco, a postdoctoral fellow in molecular... Continue reading
On a windswept Friday morning at the Arnold Arboretum, Pedro Reyes wandered through the lawns holding the hands of his two children. In Boston from his home base of Mexico City, Reyes, an... Continue reading
Jeffrey Hamburger will receive an honorary degree from the University of Bern, Switzerland. The ceremony will take place in December. Hamburger is the Kuno Francke Professor of German Art and... Continue reading
Harvard archivists have made what they call “a Revolutionary discovery” in the stacks at Houghton Library.
Karen Nipps, head of the Rare Book Cataloging Team, came across eight “subscription sheets... Continue reading
Researchers at Harvard-affiliated Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) have used vascular precursor cells derived from human induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) to generate, in an animal model,... Continue reading