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1 min ago | The Japan Times
Charles Vacanti, a Harvard University professor and key co-author of retracted STAP cell articles, and his fellow Japanese researcher have published a revised protocol to produce the pluripotent stem cells, admitting creating the cells is not easy. "We made a significant mistake in our original declaration that the protocol was 'easy' to repeat," Vacanti and Koji Kojima said in the revised paper on how to make the stimulus-triggered acquisition of pluripotency cells.
1 hr ago | ABS-CBN News
The University of the Philippines in Diliman and Ateneo de Manila University improved their standings in the 2014-2015 World University Rankings published Tuesday by education and career network Quacquarelli Symonds . UP hiked its overall ranking to 367th place from 380th in the 2013-14 list.
2 hrs ago | Laughing Squid
Harvard University scientists have taken their quadrupedal soft robot out for some field tests to demonstrate just how resilient the admittedly somewhat creepy walking robot can be. Tests show the robot traversing flames, crawling over heavy snow, and getting run over by a car, all while using an onboard camera to observe its environment.
2 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor
Harvard Business School student Danial Moon wears a sign reading 'The MBA Oath' before a Harvard University's 358th Commencement Exercises in Cambridge, Mass. in 2009.
4 hrs ago | The Washington Post
An interactive public art project at Princeton called "The Surface" invited passersby last semester to write on the originally blank panels. Amid increasing national pressure on colleges and universities to more aggressively tackle sexual assault, Princeton University has finally decided to overhaul its own policies and procedures.
5 hrs ago | The Times of India
The performance of Imperial College London in citations per faculty has helped it become the biggest climber in the top 10. LONDON: Four of the world's top five universities are in UK with London being the only city in the world with five universities in the top 100, according to the latest global university rankings. Massachusetts Institute of Technology has emerged as the world's top university but it was Imperial College London that has made news.
Undergraduates taking Anthropology 1130: "The Archaeology of Harvard Yard" will soon begin excavating in Harvard Yard for a fifth year as part of the Harvard Yard Archeology Project. The anthropology course, which is composed of 22 undergraduates, meets weekly to excavate the area adjacent to Matthews Hall, one of Harvard Yard's freshman dormitories.
Harvard University student and 2012 Burns High School graduate Dawn Loggins was ranked this week by the U.S. business and technology news website Business Insider as one of its "19 Incredibly Impressive Students at Harvard." Loggins gained international attention in 2012 after a series of articles in The Gazette's sister paper, The Shelby Star, highlighted her journey from homelessness to the Ivy League.
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology is in first place in the latest league table of the world's best universities. It's the third year in a row that the US university, famous for its science and technology research, has been top of the QS World University Rankings.
Researchers at Harvard University have created a "soft robot" that is impervious to extreme heat and cold and can survive certain types of heavy impact while continuing to move. "We're looking at the first untethered soft robot that is able to move around without rigid, structural components," said Mike Tolley in the video below.
Israel's Ambassador to Egypt Chaim Koren presents his credentials to Egyptian President Abdel al-Sisi yesterday.. The Foreign Ministry hopes to send Eynat Shlein to Jordan in the summer of 2015 to be its first female ambassador to an Arab country.
His detractors term him as a 'loose cannon' but he calls himself a 'maverick'. The most active politician on social media he managed to flee India.
Tate and His Historic Dream is a new inspirational book about a fourth grader who develops an appreciation for black history. In light of recent events in Ferguson, Missouri and a call by many to reassess and understand race relations in America, it occurs to me that how we think and act in race-related situations is affected by our understanding and personal history regarding race.
ARE YOU A WRITER? If you are interested in contributing content to ONN, please download our writer's contract pdf. If you are like many young Americans, you have probably seen U.S. News and World Report's newest college rankings, which were released last week.
The University of Southern California , the state's largest private college, has raised $3.7 billion, putting it on pace to meet a $6 billion capital campaign goal by the end of 2018. The university, which plans to break ground today on a $650 million campus expansion, has received four gifts of more than $100 million, including a $220 million anonymous donation, according to President C. L. "Max" Nikias.
Two former University presidents - Harold Shapiro '64 and Shirley Tilghman - as well as former Harvard University president Neil Rudenstine '56 are all teaching freshman seminars this academic year. Shapiro, who served as president of the University from 1988 to 2001, is teaching FRS 159: Science, Technology, and Public Policy.
Scientists at Harvard University's Wyss Institute created a spleen-like device on a tiny chip to filter fungi and toxins from patients' blood. The "biospleen" is meant to treat sepsis, a life-threatening condition in which germs and bacteria enter the bloodstream and trigger inflammation throughout the body.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 11:29 am
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