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Radcliffe Institute
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‘The Wave is Waving’: Harvard Astronomers Discover Radcliffe Wave’s Oscillation

An international group of astronomers led by a Harvard PhD student reported their discovery that the Radcliffe Wave — a nine-thousand-light-year-long gaseous structure in the Milky Way — moves in an oscillating pattern in a paper published in Nature Tuesday morning.

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
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Animal Activists File Federal Complaint Against Dana-Farber

Activists against animal experimentation filed a federal complaint Sunday alleging that researchers at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute had committed data falsification.

Brigham and Women's Hospital
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Top Harvard Medical School Neuroscientist Accused of Research Misconduct

Top Harvard Medical School neuroscientist Khalid Shah allegedly falsified data and plagiarized images across 21 papers, data manipulation expert Elisabeth M. Bik said Sunday.

HMS
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Harvard Researchers Use Gene Therapy to Restore Hearing in Deaf Children

A new gene therapy may bring back hearing and speech in deaf patients, according to a study conducted in Fudan, China by Harvard Medical School and Fudan University.

School of Public Health
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Harvard Public Health Researchers Examine Link Between Climate Change and Mental Health

A group of Harvard researchers linked the chronic effects of climate change to adverse mental health outcomes in a study published in Nature last Monday.

Longwood Campus
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Dana-Farber to Retract 6 Papers, Correct 31 Following Data Manipulation Claims

The Dana-Farber Cancer Institute initiated retractions or corrections to 37 papers authored by four senior researchers following allegations of data falsification, according to a DFCI research integrity officer Sunday.

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Harvard Submits Documents to House Committee, Shares New Details on Gay Plagiarism Review

Harvard provided a slew of documents on Friday to a congressional committee investigating the University’s handling of plagiarism allegations against former President Claudine Gay, including an eight-page report that offers the most comprehensive summary to date of Harvard’s own review of the allegations.

Harvard Medical School
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Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Researchers Accused of Manipulating Data

Four senior researchers at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute allegedly falsified data in multiple papers, a data investigation blogger claimed last Tuesday.

HMS
Health

HMS Study Finds Abortion Restrictions May Increase Number of Children in Foster Case

A study conducted by affiliates from Harvard Medical School found a significant relationship between abortion restrictions and the number of children in the foster care system.

School of Public Health
Health

Life Expectancy Gap Between Men and Women Largest in Nearly 30 Years, Harvard-UCSF Study Finds

American men die nearly six years earlier than American women on average, according to a new Harvard School of Public Health and University of California, San Francisco study released earlier this month.

Harvard Medical School
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Harvard Medical School Professor Gregory Petsko Awarded National Medal of Science

Renowned biochemist Gregory A. Petsko, Harvard Medical School professor of neurology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, received a 2022 National Medal of Science on Oct. 24.

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Harvard Business School Professor Francesca Gino’s Research Collaborators Launch ‘Many Co-Authors Project’ to Check Her Work

Harvard Business School professor Francesca Gino, an academic known for her studies on dishonesty, is at risk of losing her position at the University over allegations of data fraud. Now, Gino’s former co-authors are working to keep the rest of her research honest.

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HKS Postdoc Christine Gschwendtner Talks Electrical Vehicle Charging Research at Harvard-China Project Presentation

Christine Gschwendtner, a postdoctoral fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School, spoke about strategies to handle strain on electrical grids from increased electric vehicle use in a presentation at the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Wednesday afternoon.

Cambridge City Hall and Central Square
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‘Huge Win for Massachusetts’: Cambridge to Serve as Site for National Hub for Life Science Research

The federal government has chosen Cambridge’s Kendall Square as the site of a new hub for investment in health care and biomedical research as part of a national program launched by President Joe Biden last year.

Harvard Business School Crest
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Harvard Business School Partners with BCG on AI Productivity Study

A recent Harvard Business School study found that artificial intelligence tools increase worker productivity and accuracy on certain tasks but have a countervailing effect on other similarly-difficult tasks outside a certain “technological frontier.”

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