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When 26-year-old Belle de Costa Greene was ushered into J. Pierpont Morgan's office in his nearly completed library on the corner of Madison Avenue and 36th Street, she had much of which to be proud.
PAUL FARMER is Kolokotrones University Professor at Harvard University, Chair of Harvard Medical School's Department of Global Health and Social Medicine, Co-founder of Partners In Health, and Special Adviser to the United Nations Secretary-General.
This will come as bad news to parents who spend thousands each year on music lessons for their children.
What discoveries caused the biggest buzz in chemistry labs in 2013? With the help of an expert panel of journal editors Chemistry World reviews the ground breaking research and important trends in this year's crop of chemical science papers.
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Roosemberth Palacios, 16, says he aced a difficult engineering course offered online by a professor from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
To evaluate school quality, states require students to take standardized tests; in many cases, passing those tests is necessary to receive a high-school diploma.
A groundbreaking study by Harvard University's Harvard Forest and the Smithsonian Institution reveals that, if left unchecked, recent trends in the loss of forests to development will undermine significant land conservation gains in Massachusetts, jeopardize water quality, and limit the natural landscape's ability to protect against climate change.
The findings -- published online Dec. 11 in the journal Nature -- raise the possibility this breathing pattern originated 270 million years ago, about 20 million years earlier than previously believed and 100 million years before the first birds.
Just 60 of New York City's 404 High Schools Produce More Than Two-Thirds of the Students Who 'Pass' the SAT College Entrance Exam The city announced with great fanfare last week that the number of high school seniors taking the SAT college entrance exam increased by 53 percent since 2002 and that SAT scores for New York City students increased ... (more)
A good number of people would probably find walking across a tightrope or slackline a decidedly non-trivial task.
Ray Pierson, president of Sioux Falls North Rotary Club, speaks during a meeting earlier this month at Pizza Ranch.
Those who can, own homes. Those who can't, rent. It's the American way of life but one that's changing and not for the better, according to a study by the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University.
Dick was born Aug. 3, 1917 in Boston, the son of Max and Harriet Tuttle Ulin, and grew up in Dorchester, Mass.
Opinion, commentary and analysis on everything that makes the U.S. housing economy tick -- not to mention the ghosts in the machine, too.