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Alcohol May Impede IVF

Drinking four glasses of alcoholic beverages a week can significantly reduce a woman’s chances of becoming pregnant through in vitro fertilization, a recent study conducted by researchers at the Harvard Medical School suggests.


Broca’s Area May Have New Function

Researchers at Harvard and the University of California, San Diego have discovered that a small region of the brain that has been predominantly associated with language production, is also responsible for language comprehension—blurring the lines on what has been a fundamental concept in psychology.

HSCI Nears Stem Cell Creation Goal

A team of Harvard researchers at the Harvard Stem Cell Institute recently made a significant step in creating clinically-safe, induced ...

Radcliffe Institute

Radcliffe Celebrates 10th Anniversary

The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, which grew out of Radcliffe College, is celebrating its tenth anniversary this month with ...

Harvard Medical School

Harvard Doctor’s Paintings Stolen

A set of 25-30 paintings, collectively valued at at least $27 million, was stolen from a recently retired Harvard oncologist ...


Sidewalk Chalkers Breath Life Into Fossils

Something rarely seen on Harvard’s sidewalks: dinosaurs, starfish, and mollusks. In chalk, that is.