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Harvard Study Reveals Octopi Can 'Taste' by Touch
Harvard researchers found that octopi use a family of specialized cells called chemotactile receptors to “taste” using their sense of touch when employing their arms.
Harvard Researchers Find Outpatient Visits Are Back to Pre-Pandemic Levels
Harvard researchers discovered that the level of outpatient visits has largely returned to pre-pandemic numbers.
Harvard Researchers Discover New Genetic Source of Tissue Formation
The finding could have momentous implications for developing disease treatments, according to experts, allowing for a better understanding of how cells divide and form larger tissues.
Harvard Researchers Find High Optimism Levels Lower Risk of Hypertension
Harvard researchers identified a potential link between optimism levels and risk of hypertension in a study published last month.
Wyss Researchers Develop Malaria Diagnostic Procedure Capable of Differentiating Malaria Species
Researchers at Harvard’s Wyss Institute developed a new diagnostic test that detects and distinguishes between species of malaria parasites.
Harvard Scientists Help Discover Potential Signs of Life on Venus
Researchers at Harvard, MIT, Cardiff University, and other institutions have discovered potential signs of life on Venus in the form of phosphine gas in the planet’s atmosphere.
HMS Researchers Discover Link Between Autism and Cholesterol
Researchers at Harvard Medical School have discovered a new genetic link between a subtype of autism spectrum disorder and abnormal regulation of blood cholesterol levels.
Harvard Researchers Develop Potential Virus-Neutralizing Purifier Inspired by Butterfly Wings
A new coating technology developed by researchers at the Wyss Institute — an engineering research center at Harvard — and the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences could soon be used to develop air purification devices.
Broad Researchers Identify February Biogen Conference as Source of Tens of Thousands of COVID-19 Cases
Broad Institute researchers identified a conference held by the Cambridge-based company Biogen in February as a “superspreading” event for COVID-19 that caused tens of thousands subsequent cases in the Boston area.
Wyss Researchers Develop Vaccine Platform Potentially Effective Against COVID-19 and Other Diseases
Researchers at Harvard’s Wyss Institute are developing a vaccine structure that could more effectively combat COVID-19 and other viruses.
Harvard Researchers Create First County-Level Nationwide COVID-19 Policy Dataset
Harvard researchers have released the first county-level map showing nationwide data on policies established to combat the spread of COVID-19.
Harvard Researchers Reveal Unequal Impact of COVID-19 on Black and Latinx Americans
Americans have lost more than 170,000 years of potential life due to the COVID-19 pandemic, with Black and Latinx people bearing the brunt of that toll, Harvard researchers determined in a study released June 12.
Faculty and Admins Plan New D&I Initiatives Following ShutDownSTEM Meetings
Harvard faculty and administrators working in STEM fields say they are planning new initiatives to increase diversity and inclusivity in their fields after participating in ShutDownSTEM, a nationwide campaign dedicated to combating systemic racism in academia.
The Arrest of a Harvard Professor
Experts say the "academic espionage" case of Charles M. Lieber, the former chair of Harvard's Chemistry department, speaks volumes to souring U.S.-China relations.
Wyss Researchers Could Contribute 200,000 COVID-19 Tests per Day by May Using New Nasal Swab
Medical centers around the United States will begin testing a cheap and easily produced nasal swab for COVID-19 diagnostics designed by scientists at Harvard’s Wyss Institute next week.
Harvard College Accepts 3.41% of Applicants to Class of 2027
Citing Harvard’s Title IX ‘Failure’ in Comaroff Controversy, Former Anthro Chair to Depart Harvard for CUNY
Phi Beta Kappa Elects ‘Junior 24’ from Class of 2024
Jokes That Aren’t Funny: Racism and Harassment in Student Traditions
Harvard Students Occupy University Hall to Protest Harassment Policies, Comaroff’s Continued Employment