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Emma C. Cobb

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Earth Movers

Archaeology is alive and kicking in the Boston area. At Harvard, a hands-on course in the Anthropology Department allows students to dig up artifacts in their own backyard. Meanwhile, the City of Boston Archaeology Program gives volunteers an opportunity to engage with the city’s historical legacy.

Visual Arts

New Photography Exhibit Documents U.S.-Mexico Border

Photographer David Taylor’s exhibit "Working the Line," which documents the U.S.-Mexico border, opened on Wednesday at the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies.


New Exhibit Remembers Passenger Pigeon 100 Years After Extinction

On Saturday, the Harvard Museum of Natural History opened a new exhibit to mark the 100th anniversary of Martha’s death and the extinction of the passenger pigeon.


Libraries Install New Program to Speed Up Exit Times

Secure Exit, implemented in Widener and Lamont Libraries, will use a barcode scanner to check whether books are authorized to leave those libraries.



Click above for a detailed view of the anatomy of the "fracket."


Report Proposes Ways to Expand Access to Clinical Trial Data

The report outlined the possible benefits and risks, ethical and legal issues, and logistical questions associated with expanding access to participant-level data, which have, in the past, been considered confidential by the Food and Drug Administration.