A memorial service for James Q. Wilson, former Henry Lee Shattuck Professor of Government at Harvard, will be held on April 13, at 2 p.m. in the Memorial Church, Harvard Yard. Reception to follow.
A Harvard study shows that although an optimistic outlook may help women live longer, one other possibility is that higher optimism directly impacts our biological systems.
Two Harvard students were among those selected to receive prestigious Marshall Scholarships, which support up to two years of study in the United Kingdom.
Harvard Medical School geneticist Stephen Elledge won the 2017 Breakthrough Prize for unraveling the mechanism by which cells sense DNA damage and initiate self-repair.
Three weeks after a remarkably nasty presidential election, emotions remain raw, as was evidenced when the Trump and Clinton camps met for the first time at Harvard Kennedy School for a debriefing conference this week.
A new Harvard center on health and happiness had its academic coming-out party Friday, hosting a daylong symposium that highlighted what science does and doesn’t say about the interaction of health and happiness, and identifying pathways where investigators should probe next.
Cancer patients have new weapons on their side, provided by targeted drug therapy and, more recently, immune therapy. Now, the recent discovery of large numbers of noncoding RNA that are active in disease provides a new opportunity to both understand and fight cancer, according to Pier Paolo Pandolfi, professor at Harvard Medical School and director of the Cancer Center and Cancer Research Institute at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.