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Destination space

September 6, 2013

When Jessica Meir was in first grade, her teacher asked the students to draw pictures of what they wanted to be when they grew up. Meir drew an astronaut. Three decades later, Meir has... Continue reading

The little old machine that could

September 5, 2013

On a bench in the Arnold Arboretum’s new lab building, not far from the $90,000 standard microscopes and the even pricier confocal microscope whose lasers can build 3-D computer images of tiny plant... Continue reading

For big questions, a bigger forum

September 5, 2013

One of the most challenging and lauded programs at Harvard isn’t part of the academic course curriculum. Coordinated through the Freshman Dean’s Office, the “Reflecting on Your Life” initiative... Continue reading

Study shows female physicians paid less

September 4, 2013

A discernible gender gap exists in earnings by physicians working across a range of occupations in the United States.  That is the finding in a new study, “Trends in the Earnings of Male and Female... Continue reading

Lasering in on tumors

September 4, 2013

In the battle against brain cancer, doctors now have a new weapon: an imaging technology that will make brain surgery dramatically more accurate by allowing surgeons to distinguish between brain... Continue reading

Legacies of leadership

September 4, 2013

Dorchester native Bria Dubose was just 14 when she began working at Harvard as a junior counselor at the Phillips Brooks House Association’s (PBHA) Franklin Hill/Franklin Field Camp. Dubose... Continue reading

Japan cultural agency honors Bestor

September 4, 2013

Theodore C. Bestor, the Reischauer Institute Professor of Social Anthropology and director of the Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies, has received the Commissioner of Cultural Affairs... Continue reading

Zines were the scene

September 4, 2013

Zines, self-published, self-distributed works tackling topics overlooked by the mainstream media, were a popular form of expression and communication in the 1980s and early ’90s. They were quite... Continue reading

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