Every year, scientists use millions of animals—mostly mice and rats—in experiments. The practice provokes passionate debates over the morality and efficacy of such research—and how to make it more humane.
Researchers in the lab of Professor David Mooney have developed a wound-dressing design that works like embryonic skin to heal injuries rapidly.
“It’s kind of like when you go to the library to check out one book, but it’s actually the book next to the book you were looking for that was the important one. A syllabus sets up that opportunity.”
After a tumultuous semester, Mark and Mary Herlihy-Gearan take up the reins.
Researchers with metaLAB (at) Harvard will test a new course exploration tool that presents the curriculum as a rich network of connections.
In industrial nations worldwide, a fin de siècle hysteria builds over immigration.
The Office of Technology Development hosts a Palo Alto venture-capital night for Harvard start-ups.
Prominent economist placed on leave for two years, then on probation.
A new study quantifies the global impact of declines in a single nutrient in a single crop, and hints at wider impacts.
Peter Brand dismissed