Harvard University
Harvard Teaching and Research Assistants Vote to Unionize
Harvard Teaching and Research Assistants Vote to Unionize
Jim Daley | Apr 23, 2018
The decision affects about 5,000 graduate students at the university who are eligible to join the union.
Image of the Day: A Swell Idea
Image of the Day: A Swell Idea
The Scientist Staff | Jul 19, 2017
To improve the resolution of biological samples at the cellular level, researchers inflate tissues with “swellable polymers” so that they’re easier to see under the microscope.    
Neurophysiologist, Ethnographer, and World Explorer Dies
Neurophysiologist, Ethnographer, and World Explorer Dies
Aggie Mika | Jul 18, 2017
S. Allen Counter pursued scientific questions within various cultures throughout the world.
Insect-Inspired Sensors Improve Tiny Robot’s Flight
Insect-Inspired Sensors Improve Tiny Robot’s Flight
Rina Shaikh-Lesko | Jun 18, 2014
Microroboticists have designed simple sensors based on insect light organs called ocelli to stabilize a miniature flying robot.
Confirmed Data Faker
Beth Marie Mole | Sep 7, 2012
Federal investigators find ex-Harvard professor Marc Hauser guilty of misconduct, 2 years after his colleagues did.
Harvard Primate Director Resigns
Hannah Waters | Mar 5, 2012
The interim director of Harvard’s New England Primate Research Center stepped down amidst monkey deaths and animal welfare citations.
Harvard Professor Resigns
Jessica P. Johnson | Jul 20, 2011
Marc Hauser resigns after findings of scientific misconduct continue to restrict his teaching and research duties.