Maybe you couldn’t afford a vacation this summer, and the closest you’ll come to paradise is a glass of rosé and some dollar oysters on the waterfront. Fortunately, you can now tag along on other people’s jaunts, without the galling price tag — and minus the jetlag.
The options for how to spend your free time are almost endless, whether it’s working out at the gym, curling up with a good book, or relaxing in front of the TV. But have you ever considered taking part in scientific research?
Narrated by John Lithgow ’67, this visual love letter to libraries celebrates books and those who watch over them while marking the 100th anniversary of the opening of the Harry Elkins Widener Memorial Library, Harvard’s flagship library.
A total of eight (8) Harvard varsity athletic teams have received Division I Academic Progress Rate (APR) Public Recognition Awards from the NCAA, in an announcement on Wednesday morning. The NCAA recognized more than 1,100 Division I sports teams from across the country for their exceptional work in the classroom as part of the NCAA's Academic Performance Program.
A new study has found that the financial health of Social Security, the program that millions of Americans have relied on for decades as a crucial part of their income, has been dramatically overstated.
Imagine a day when scientists are able to alter the DNA of organisms in the lab in their search for answers to a host of scientific questions. Imagine a day when doctors treat genetic disorders by administering drugs designed to alter patients’ genomes.
When he set out to understand how the motor cortex changes with learning, Bence Ölveczky, the John L. Loeb Associate Professor of the Natural Sciences, assumed, like nearly all other scientists, that unique learned motor behaviors originate in the motor cortex.