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Researcher viewed through lab door posted with safety signs.

Same old labs but not

Researchers across Harvard's Schools and affiliates settle into masked, distanced, rigidly scheduled shifts, and resume the important work they love



The letter, drafted by Law School Professor Wendy Jacobs (pictured), asks the EPA to withdraw a proposal that would require that the raw data of any study used to inform policy be publicly available, saying the rule would exclude key studies and harm human health.

Letter opposes possible EPA shift

Harvard officials, hospital leaders call on agency to withdraw proposed ‘transparency’ rule, which they say would bar use of best science data



“I like to play with words, and most people pick up on it,” said Harvard surgeon Per-Olof Hasselgren, a native of Sweden who became so transfixed with English slang involving body parts that he compiled a book of it.

Body of work

Émigré physician pens book about anatomy-based English expressions