A Harvard bioengineer finds lessons in organ-building at the aquarium.
Almost three weeks ago, Harvard, the schmanciest and richest college in America, let its low-wage dining hall workers go on strike. This move, we boldly said at the time, was very stupid. So how’s it going? Read more...
Harvard University researchers have made the first entirely 3D-printed organ-on-a-chip with integrated sensing. Built by a fully automated, digital manufacturing procedure, the 3D-printed heart-on-a-chip can be quickly fabricated in customized form factors allowing researchers to easily collect reliable data for short-term and long-term studies.
Cafe Algiers shut down over the weekend A longtime cafe in Harvard Square known for its dual-level setup, mint tea, and bookish interior has closed its doors for good. The nearly 50-year-old Cafe Algiers, located at 40 Brattle St. in...Show More Summary
At the Boston Globe, Kate Tuttle profiles Harvard Graduate School of Education doctoral student and National Poetry Slam champion Clint Smith. Smith, who read from his new book last week at Harvard Book Center, remarks that all of his work aims to answer the question “Why does the world look the way that it does […]
(Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences) Researchers have made the first entirely 3-D-printed organ-on-a-chip with integrated sensing. Built by a fully automated, digital manufacturing process, the 3-D-printed heart-on-a-chip can be quickly fabricated and customized. Show More Summary
Do Facebook's recently introduced Preferred Audience tools help increase post reach? Here's what Harvard Medical School found.
Continuing my obsession with interest in Hamilton (links below): New York Times op-ed: I Paid $2,500 for a ‘Hamilton’ Ticket. I’m Happy About It, by N. Gregory Mankiw (Harvard): You may have heard that “Hamilton” tickets are hard to come by.... We, however, had no problem getting tickets. Two...
What better animal to use as the spokesperson for the first soft bodied, autonomous robot?? To the engineers at Harvard 1. You win science today and 2. I would like all the baby octobots please. Wehner et al. 2016 An integrated design and fabrication strategy for entirely soft, autonomous robots. Nature. 536, 451–455 doi:10.1038/nature19100
Home of 'Out of Town News' and one of the most iconic structures of Cambridge, the Harvard Square Kiosk is in peril. The 500-square-foot Kiosk that has served as a hub for academics, residents and students alike, may soon be unrecognizable...Show More Summary
Owner Patrick Lee discusses the past two decades — and the next two On October 25, Grafton Street Pub & Grill, the venerable Harvard Square gastropub and eldest member of the Grafton Group, is turning 20 and celebrating with an anniversary party for staff and guests. Show More Summary
Damn you, David Swensen!
Acting crazy as a well thought out plan they GET.
I had dinner with John Hinderaker at a Harvard blogging conference in 2005. He seemed like a nice guy, and even though our politics at that time were opposite, I thought it was nice that we got along. Over the years however he has gone more and more off the deep end. Show More Summary
Harvard economist and author of "The Curse of Cash", Ken Rogoff, explains what negative interest rates are designed to do and their unintended consequences. Follow BI Video: On Twitter Join the conversation about this story »
By Jeremy Au and Rafael Riveria, Harvard Business School, Class of '17 & Harbus Contributing Writer As the United States debates on who to choose as the next President, the students of Harvard Business School (HBS) have a clear favorite: Hillary Clinton. Show More Summary
A collaboration of scientists from MIT and Harvard Medical School has led to the creation of a very stretchable optical fiber that may end up being used to control optogenetic therapies and to detect signs of disease. Made of a biocompatible...Show More Summary
I happened to come across this old post today with this amazing, amazing quote from a Harvard University public relations writer: The replication rate in psychology is quite high—indeed, it is statistically indistinguishable from 100%. Show More Summary
By Anne Lepesant on SwimSwam Levente Bathory of Winston-Salem, North Carolina has made a verbal commitment to the application process at Harvard University. Read the full story on SwimSwam: NC High School State Champ Levente Bathory Commits to Harvard
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