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Could Robots One Day Have Legal Rights?

When Kate Darling got a Pleo—a robotic toy dinosaur that reacts to human behavior with lifelike movements—she quickly developed a bond that sparked her curiosity […]

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Throwback Thursday: When Harvard Fans Declared ‘We Suck’

There’s a fine pranking tradition at the Harvard Yale game, the second oldest, though certainly not the highest-caliber, college football rivalry in the land. The […]

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Kim Kardashian Wants to Go to Harvard

If you are the kind of person inclined to know these things, then surely you already heard that Kim Kardashian was here in Cambridge this […]

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Watch Harvard Students Struggle to Name the Capital of Canada

The Harvard Crimson aimed some friendly fire at its fellow Cantabs when a “roving reporter” asked them to name the capital of Canada and filmed […]

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Kanye Dropped By The Harvard Graduate School of Design

With Kim Kardashian in tow, rapper Kanye West popped into Harvard’s Graduate School of Design to tout his experience as a designer and visual artist, […]

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Facebook Is Opening an Engineering Office in Kendall Square

Facebook, which Mark Zuckerberg famously started in a dorm at Harvard University, is bringing some of its roots back to the Boston area, citing the […]

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Former President Bill Clinton, Daughter to Receive Awards At Harvard Ceremony

Former President Bill Clinton and daughter Chelsea Clinton will share the stage at a Harvard University ceremony this week when they receive awards for their […]

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Work Out Like: A Harvard Rower

The world-famous Head of the Charles Regatta is once again taking over the Charles this weekend, and the city will soon be overcome with rowers in […]

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Harvard Researchers: Money Can Buy Happiness, Depending On How You Spend It

Having money may not buy happiness, but spending cash on life experiences might bring people a certain amount of joy. That’s what Michael Norton, a Harvard […]

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Which Massachusetts Schools Offer a Bad Return on Investment?

The Daily Beast released a series of slideshows ranking colleges on various criteria, and two of their most interesting lists were those that ranked schools […]

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A Chicago Man Threatens to Burn Papers That Belonged to the First Black Harvard Graduate

A Chicago man is holding hostage historic documents that belonged to Harvard University’s first African-American graduate, and threatening to burn them unless the school gives […]

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Harvard Professor Shares Glory of Receiving Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Add another notch to Harvard’s Nobel Prize achievement belt. On Wednesday, the Nobel Prize website announced that Martin Karplus, the Theodore William Richards Professor of […]

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Harvard Reacts to Its Divestment Decision

Harvard President Drew Faust’s decision not to divest the school’s endowment from fossil fuel companies late last week has prompted interesting reactions both in support […]

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Bill Gates Says He Didn’t Have to Drop Out of Harvard to Start Microsoft

Bill Gates must have given everyone in the audience at Harvard a smug sense of vindication—certainly he’s delighted the news media—by sheepishly admitting that the […]

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Harvard and MIT Researchers Invented ‘Lightsaber’ Technology … Sort of

A research team led by Harvard and MIT physics professors has manipulated photons of light to form molecules, a discovery that is very exciting to […]