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Sciences Division

Wrangham Illuminates Link Between Fire and Evolution

Around 50 members of the Harvard Mind/Brain/Behavior community gathered in the Harvard-Yenching Library yesterday afternoon to hear biological anthropology professor Richard W. Wrangham explain how the cultural invention of cooking food has contributed to human evolution.

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Changing the Culture

Harvard's new and innovative stem cell concentration focuses on the humanity behind the research to create classes that are anything but standard.

Eric Kandel discusses memory.
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Eric Kandel discusses memory.

Eric R. Kandel ’52 speaks about the biology of memory at the Science Center yesterday. The Nobel laureate discussed the molecular basis of memory and answered questions from curious attendees.

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New Cancer Vaccine Developed in Mice

A team of Harvard bioengineers and biologists say that they have developed a cancer vaccine that eradicates melanoma tumors in mice and slows their reoccurrence.

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Physicists Create Microscope

Members of Harvard’s physics department have created a quantum gas microscope that allows atoms to be observed individually at a temperature of five billionths of a degree above absolute zero.

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Symposium Examines Climate Change

<p>Penn State Geosciences Professor Richard B. Alley ended his presentation at yesterday’s Harvard climate change symposium with a grave warning.</p>

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HMS Launches Breast Cancer Symposium

Harvard Medical School kicked off a three-day symposium on breast cancer in the developing world yesterday afternoon. The conference—also sponsored ...

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Peter H. Lehner ’80, who directs the National Resource Defense Center, speaks in the Science Center about strategy for moving greenhouse gas legislation through the U.S. Congress.

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Harvard professors Daniel Schrag and Joel Schwartz join NRDC Executive Director Peter H. Lehner ’80 at the Science Center yesterday to talk about bringing climate change from science to legislation.

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Beloved Lab Administrator To Retire in December

Lenny Solomon, singer, songwriter, and lab administrator, will retire this coming December after 38 years as the research program manager for Harvard’s Anderson Research Group.

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