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  1. Reptile to mammal evolution, new researchRead the original story w/Photo

    23 min ago | Dear Kitty

    But a new study, funded by the National Science Foundation and led by Harvard University researchers Stephanie Pierce and Katrina Jones, suggests we're unique in one more way - the makeup of our spines. The researchers describe their finding in a paper published this week in the journal Science .

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  2. Is an investment shortcut the way to a quick profit?Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Eastern Daily Press

    ... those who were at the opposite end of the economic scale when growing up. In addition, psychologists at Harvard University found that sad people save less, while folks who are happy or angry are inclined to accept more risk than normal when making ...

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  3. Colin Kaepernick to Receive W.E.B Du Bois Medal From Harvard UniversityRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Essence Magazine

    Colin Kaepernick will be honored at Harvard University on Oct. 11 as a recipient of the W.E.B. Du Bois Medal, the university's "highest honor in the field of African and African American studies." "The medal honors those who have made significant contributions to African and African American history and culture, and more broadly, individuals who advocate for intercultural understanding and human rights in an increasingly global and interconnected world," Harvard says, according to CBS Boston.

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  4. Replacing carbs with wrong thing could shorten lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Jewish World Review

    ... studies, however, they haven't been able to assess how low-carb diets affect longevity. So a team from Harvard University and the University of Minnesota decided to look at observational data from the large Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study. ...

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  5. Harvard University panel to look at 'Velvet Revolution' in ArmeniaRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | PanArmenian Network

    PanARMENIAN.Net - A panel discussion titled "Armenia's Velvet Revolution After 6 Months: Beyond the Headlines" , will take place at Harvard University, Fong Auditorium on September 27, the Armenian Mirror-Spectator reports. The panel will be moderated by Dr. Lisa Gulesserian, lecturer on Armenian in the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University, and will feature a panel including Anush Hambaryan , Harout Manougian , and Dr. Anna Ohanyan .

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  6. Democracy Will Still Surprise UsRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The New York Times

    ... She urged liberals to be more entertaining, more patriotic Yascha Mounk, a lecturer on government at Harvard University, said the anti-democratic fires raging should not be underestimated. Each civic act, he suggested, is a glass of water that may ...

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  7. Colin Kaepernick To Receive Honor From Harvard UniversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | SFGate

    Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback and activist Colin Kaepernick, who took a knee during the national anthem at a 49ers game in 2016, will be honored next month by Harvard University, Harvard officials said today. Kaepernick and seven others will each receive a W.E.B. Du Bois Medal for making a significant contribution to African and African-American history and culture.

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  8. Landscape architect Martha Schwartz: from bagel gardens to geo-engineeringRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Portland Architecture

    ... architecture, thinking that was land art. I had to learn that wasn't the agenda." Yet after studying at Harvard University's Graduate School of Design, Schwartz-even if she didn't quite know it-was ready to make an impact. While she was not destined ...

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  9. Vernon Jordan '57 to Receive Inaugural Cleo Edge Heritage AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WGRE-FM Greencastle

    ... became the first black Fellow of the Institute of Politics at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University and later served as the president and chief executive officer of the National Urban League and as the executive director of ...

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  10. At Harvard, lack of hot breakfast has students fired upRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Business Journal

    Harvard University students are known for tackling the big issues of the day. But sometimes, it's the little things that eat away at you the most.

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  11. DIY colonoscopy among weird Ig Nobel prizes at museumRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    Horiuchi of Japan accepts the Ig Nobel for Medical Education during the Ig Nobel awards ceremony at Harvard University in Cambridge Akira Horiuchi, right, of Japan demonstrates the research that led to the Ig Nobel for Medical Education for his medical report "Colonoscopy in the Sitting Position: Lessons learned from Self-Colonoscopy" during the 28th First Annual Ig Nobel awards ceremony at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, US, Sept 13 TOKYO: A gadget to "translate" dog barks for humans, a "babypod" that plays music inside the mother's vagina for unborn babies and the world's first self-colonoscopy method were among the whacky inventions on show Friday at a new Tokyo exhibition.

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  12. Stage adaptation of Still Alice a heartbreaking must-see a " reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Gay Times

    ... the end of the day in one piece. But when battling family life with a strong career (not so casually at Harvard University), and an ever-growing social life, it's the menopause that end up with the blame initially when clothing is left in coffee ...

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  13. Penn Admissions Dean Eric Furda says U. will not follow Stanford in withholding admissions rateRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Daily Pennsylvanian

    ... to apply because they think Stanford seems out of reach," Drell continued. "And that would be a shame." Harvard University has also reported that it would not follow Stanford's footsteps, stating that they will continue releasing their admissions ...

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  14. Smith Campus Center Dedication Ceremony Features Faust, Bacow, DonorRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Harvard Crimson

    ... all dispersed." "It was done in the Houses and in the graduate schools," he added. "Believe it or not, Harvard University - as the leading university in the world, and I don't think there's too much of a contest for that designation - didn't have a ...

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  15. The evolution of human aggressionRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Ecologist

    ... out with a loss of temper. Richard Wrangham is Ruth B. Moore Professor of Biological Anthropology at Harvard University. He is the author of Catching Fire: How Cooking Made Us Human , and Demonic Males: Apes and the Origins of Human Violence (with ...

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  16. Americans favor diversity on college campuses, according to Boston-based pollRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | The Daily Free Press

    ... "racial-ethnic minorities worry the practice attaches a stigma to college students from those groups." Harvard University is no stranger to the backlash that comes with filling admissions quotas. On Aug. 30, the United States Justice Department ...

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  17. Replacing carbs with animal fat, protein could shorten lifespanRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    ... studies, however, they haven't been able to assess how low-carb diets affect longevity. So a team from Harvard University and the University of Minnesota decided to look at observational data from the large Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study. ...

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  18. Colin Kaepernick, Dave Chappelle honored by HarvardRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | KNOE-TV Monroe

    Former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick and comedian Dave Chappelle are among eight people being honored by Harvard University for their contributions to black history and culture. All eight recipients of the W.E.B. Du Bois Medal will be honored Oct. 11 by the Hutchins Center for African & African American Research at Harvard.

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  19. Family First with FOX43: Parental digital distractions can harm kidsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | WPMT-TV York

    ... by 10 percent over a 2005 to 2012 timeframe. Dr. Shand also cites a 2007 study down by psychologists at Harvard University, called the 'Still Face Experiment,' where a parent stares blankly at her toddler for a minute, and the child's emotional ...

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  20. Harvard black culture awards to honor Colin Kaepernick, Dave ChappelleRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    ... NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick and comedian Dave Chappelle are among eight people being honored by Harvard University for their contributions to black history and culture, the university announced Thursday. All eight recipients of the W.E.B. Du ...

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