Harvard University

Harvard University was established in 1636 and is the oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. Harvard University is a private institution with an endowment of nearly $30 billion and annually attracts research grants from private and governmental sources. Harvard is divided into schools and research institutes. Among the most noteworthy for our purposes is the Harvard Medical School, Center for Astrophysics, Harvard School of Pubic Health, and the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, and the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. The Gazette publication covers Harvard as a whole. Each of the schools and institutes publish separate news releases and updates of their research, which may be accessed via their Web page. Media inquiries are welcome.

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New view of germ cells

It has been accepted wisdom for decades that most animals create germ cells ― those cells that produce the eggs and sperm organisms need to pass on their genes ― in the same way.

dateApr 20, 2016 in Cell & Microbiology
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Root, the code-teaching robot

In the digital age, computing fuels some of the fastest-growing segments of the economy, making programming an increasingly important part of an American education. But the words "computer literacy" do not exactly excite ...

dateApr 19, 2016 in Robotics
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qPAINT counts biomolecules inside cells

Many biological and pathological processes are not strictly controlled by the presence, absence or function of biomolecules such as proteins or nucleic acids but rather by subtle changes in their numbers at specific locations ...

dateMar 28, 2016 in Biotechnology
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