Today, we present a guest post written by Jeffrey Frankel, Harpel Professor at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, and formerly a member of the White House Council of Economic Advisers. When interviewed about the unemployment numbers, which have fallen steadily since 2010, Donald Trump Jr., replied “These are artificial numbers. These are numbers that are […]
A Harvard law professor thinks Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby is getting unfairly criticized for her unsuccessful prosecutions of police officers over the death of Freddie Gray.
Boston, MA - Induction of labor appears not to be associated with increased risk of autism spectrum disorders in children in a large new study led by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. The new finding suggests that concern about...Show More Summary
The next genetically modified food you eat probably won't be a GMO. At least not in the conventional sense of the term. It'll probably be made using CRISPR, a new technique that lets scientists precisely tweak the DNA of produce so that...Show More Summary
Harvard Business Review Creative Director: Matthew Guemple Art Director: Annie Chin Photographer: Ian Spanier Heidi: Where did you find the empty pool? Ian: I was fortunate this pool in Hollywood was empty, and close to Greg’s home. Originally I tried to get access to an olympic pool, and was surprised it wasn’t so easy and […]
Business Insider recently released its ranking of the top 50 law schools in America, with some surprisingly results: Yale and Harvard were dethroned as the de facto No. 1 and No. 2 schools, falling instead to No. 10 and No. 3, respectively. Show More Summary
Yesterday Jonn ran an article about some Harvard yo-yo wanting to award the Purple Heart for PTSD, post-traumatic stress disorder. Most of the comments were in opposition to the idea, as am I. But then right after reading that, I surfed over to Daily Caller where I found this article about this poor high school […]
Probably a fake. That's what a Harvard professor is saying about the "Jesus' wife" papyrus she once believed to be authentic. Why did folks fall for it in the first place?
A London fintech startup that helps foreign students fund their university studies by connecting them with rich alumni is on track to do half a billion dollars in loans by the end of the year. Prodigy Financial has so far lent $200 million...Show More Summary
Researchers at Harvard University have created a biohybrid stingray. No larger than the average coin, the ray contains both biological and artificial parts—rat heart cells grown on a silicon mold fitted over a 3D printed gold skeleton. Show More Summary
Students for Fair Admissions filed suit against Harvard College on behalf of a Chinese-American applicant. The post After Fisher: Affirmative Action and Asian-American Students appeared first on The Good Men Project.
Harvard law professor and author Cass R. Sunstein took a break from his typically complex, footnote-filled texts to write a book analyzing one of the biggest pop culture phenomena of all time: "Star Wars." In "The World According toShow More Summary
Harvard researchers have created a penny–sized stingray robot that can swim using genetically-modified rat heart cells activated by LED light. It’s the latest in a new line of robotics that combines silicone with living cells. PriorShow More Summary
Good listening skills aren’t what most people think.
The most recent addition to the complete review is my review of Scenes from the Theater of Copyright by Mark Rose, Authors in Court, recently published by Harvard University Press. Sure, subject-matter that's of particular interest to me -- but this is a nice little find, beyond that, and certainly a book that's deserving of more attention than it's received to date.
Inspired by the energy storage capabilities found in our own bodies, researchers at Harvard University have come up with a way to create alkaline flow batteries with modified organic vitamin B2 molecules. As these molecules are non-toxic,...Show More Summary
Jennifer K. Sun, M.D., MPH, Investigator in the Section on Vascular Biology at Joslin Diabetes Center, an Ophthalmologist in Beetham Eye Institute (BEI) at Joslin Diabetes Center and Associate Professor at Harvard Medical School, has been granted an RPB Physician-Scientist Award by Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB).
We tend to think that being a good listener means being a sponge that absorbs as much information as possible, but Harvard Business Review suggests that’s not really the best analogy. Read more...
Mark A. Schuster, M.D., Ph.D., Sari L. Reisner, Sc.D., and Sarah E. Onorato, B.A. From the Division of General Pediatrics, Boston Children's Hospital (M.A.S., S.L.R., S.E.O.), the Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School (M.A.S., S.L.R.), the Department of Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Show More Summary
Today, we are pleased to present a guest column written by Jeffrey Frankel, Harpel Professor at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, and formerly a member of the White House Council of Economic Advisers. This is an extended version of a column appearing at Project Syndicate, July 13. Many parallels have been pointed out between the […]