After nearly 13 weeks of summer quiet, Harvard Yard awoke again as the Class of 2020 officially arrived on campus this morning.
Scientists from Harvard Medical School (HMS) have identified a key instigator of nerve cell damage in people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS, a progressive and incurable neurodegenerative disorder.
Developed by a team of Harvard researchers, the first autonomous, entirely soft robot is powered by a chemical reaction controlled by microfluidics. The 3-D-printed “octobot” has no electronics.
A $32 million gift from Michael Bloomberg’s charitable foundation will support a new four-year collaboration with Harvard Business School and Harvard Kennedy School to help hundreds of city mayors and their top staff members make government more responsive and effective for its citizens.
Call it magic, but the rain held off while Harry Potter creator J.K. Rowling delivered the keynote address this afternoon (June 5) at Harvard University’s annual meeting of the Harvard Alumni Association.
CGIS Knafel, Fisher Family Commons, 1737 Cambridge St., Cambridge, Mass.
Harvard Film Archive, 24 Quincy St., Cambridge, Mass.
Lammot du Pont Copeland Gallery in Pusey Library, Harvard St., Cambridge, Mass.
Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy St., Cambridge, Mass.
Schlesinger Library, 10 Garden St., Cambridge, Mass.