Harvard University

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Harvard physicist plans expedition to find ‘alien artefact’ that fell from space
Avi Loeb organizing $1.5m search to Papua New Guinea to look for interstellar object that crashed into ocean in 2014

Maya Yang

24, Mar, 2023 @5:00 AM

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Forget regret! How to have a happy life – according to the world’s leading expert
For 84 years, the Harvard Study of Adult Development has tracked the lives of hundreds of Americans. Now its director, Robert Waldinger, is explaining what it has taught him about health and fulfilment

Emine Saner

06, Feb, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Harvard reverses decision on role for Israel critic after outcry
Kennedy School dean initially refused ex-Human Rights Watch head Kenneth Roth a fellowship over criticisms of Israel

Chris McGreal in New York

19, Jan, 2023 @5:38 PM

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Altruism towards other species may have helped humans thrive, study finds
How toddlers interact with dogs helps explain how humans came to domesticate animals, scientists say

Ian Sample Science editor

16, Jan, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Harvard Kennedy School condemned for denying fellowship to Israel critic
ACLU and Pen America back former Human Rights Watch chief Kenneth Roth and say decision ‘raises serious questions’

Chris McGreal in New York

08, Jan, 2023 @7:00 AM

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Harvard blocks role for former Human Rights Watch head over Israel criticism
Kennedy School allegedly bowed to donors unhappy with organisation accusing Israel of apartheid in occupied territories

Chris McGreal in New York

06, Jan, 2023 @11:00 AM

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Harvard names Claudine Gay as the first Black president of university
Gay is the only Black president in the Ivy League and says the ‘ivory tower’ should not be the future of academia

Maya Yang and agencies

15, Dec, 2022 @11:06 PM

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Trump’s worst toadies hold degrees from Harvard and Yale. Did they learn anything? | Robert Reich
Politicians educated at some of the US’s most elite universities are spreading conspiracy theories that they surely know are untrue. What happened to ‘service and stewardship’?

Robert Reich

07, Aug, 2022 @10:22 AM

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The UK has a new open-door immigration policy – as long as you went to Harvard | Arwa Mahdawi
Britain’s new visa scheme for ‘high potential individuals’ is yet another reminder that borders only exist for the poor

Arwa Mahdawi

08, Jun, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Scientists build robotic fish powered by human heart cells
The experiment, which went swimmingly, marks a hopeful step in the advancement of heart treatments such as pacemakers

Samira Sadeque

15, Feb, 2022 @6:00 AM

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The climate victories of 2021 that put fossil fuels in check
From local activism to shareholder rebellions, here’s what climate advocates accomplished over the last year.

Ray Levy Uyeda

31, Dec, 2021 @8:00 AM

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János Kornai obituary
Hungarian-born Harvard professor who pinpointed the flaws of communist bloc command economies in the 70s and 80s

Klaus Nielsen

29, Nov, 2021 @8:16 PM

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