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Harvard Offers Explanation for Search of E-mail Accounts

Harvard said it had not notified most of the employees involved because it wanted to protect the one who inadvertently leaked confidential material to the news media.


More than half of 125 Harvard students implicated in cheating scandal forced to withdraw


More than half of the students implicated in a Harvard University cheating scandal that involved about 125 undergraduates were told to withdraw for as long as a year. Of the remaining students linked to the probe, half were given probation, Michael Smith, dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, said today in an e-mail to the Harvard community. The school said in August that the students were under investigation for inappropriate collaboration on a final exam.


NFL players union funding $100M study on injury

The union that represents U.S. professional football players has given Harvard University a $100 million grant for a study of the range of health problems, from brain damage to heart conditions, that affect current and former players.


Hamburger launched into space

Five Harvard students send the first hamburger into space.

Senh: Why?


Merging the biological, electronic: Researchers grow cyborg tissues with embedded nanoelectronics

Cyborg Tissue

Harvard scientists have created a type of “cyborg” tissue for the first time by embedding a three-dimensional network of functional, biocompatible, nanoscale wires into engineered human tissues.


Harvard website hacked

Harvard University's website was hacked this morning in what appeared to be a Syrian-related attack.


Harvard Retains Top Spot on U.S. News 2012 Best College Rankings

Harvard Retains Top Spot on U.S. News 2012 Best College Rankings

Harvard University received the No. 1 spot on US News & World Report's 2012 rankings of top US academic research institutions, followed by Princeton University and Yale University.


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