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Harvard's Brain Freeze Malfunction

Brain research is a strikingly slow field. Despite advancements in modern science and medicine, scientists still have a limited understanding of how the brain actually […]

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Harvard's Brain Freeze Malfunction

Brain research is a strikingly slow field. Despite advancements in modern science and medicine, scientists still have a limited understanding of how the brain actually […]

Wellness

Harvard Docs Find Common Sense Rampant in Overweight Americans

Okay, so we all know the drill, right? A third of the country is overweight, it’s all so terribly unhealthy hauling all this poundage around, […]

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Identities at Harvard

Harvard’s Hogwarts-like Annenberg Hall was the site of the student-run Identities fashion show featuring New York designer Jen Kao and her breathtaking spring collection Friday […]

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Boston's Most Powerful People: Colleges

Shocker: Harvard alums run this town. (Photo © iStockphoto.com) After we had assembled our 50 Most Powerful People in Boston list, we had our star […]

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Boston's Most Powerful People: Colleges

Shocker: Harvard alums run this town. (Photo © iStockphoto.com) After we had assembled our 50 Most Powerful People in Boston list, we had our star […]

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Boston's Most Powerful People: Colleges

Shocker: Harvard alums run this town. (Photo © iStockphoto.com) After we had assembled our 50 Most Powerful People in Boston list, we had our star […]

Red Meat
Wellness

Will Red Meat Go the Way of the Cigarette?

Yesterday the news broke: red meat’ll kill you. How much red meat? All red meat, say the study authors — or to quote exactly the […]

Crimson Pride

When you think Harvard, basketball is the last thing that comes to mind. But coach Tommy Amaker has turned his squad into a hoops powerhouse—and saved his career in the process.

Wellness

Can We Estimate Calories with a Photograph?

When it comes to smartphones, you can accomplish just about anything with the push of a button. Everything from recipes to diet advice, you can […]

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The Sport of the Future: Mocking Newt Gingrich

Newt began by showing his film, “City on a Hill.” He calls it “a documentary.” It’s not. It’s an infomercial with Newt as the Tea Party version of the “Sham Wow!” guy.

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Elizabeth Warren: Not Just a Ball-Busting Advocate

It’s on. Last week, attack ads against Elizabeth Warren kicked off with a spot by the conservative PAC Crossroads GPS, which portrayed the Democratic Senate […]

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Harvard Goes Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga’s anti-bullying campaign got a whole lot more heft yesterday when she announced that she was starting the Born This Way Foundation, which was […]

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Rankling with U.S. News and World Report College Rankings

U.S. News and World Report released their annual list of college and university rankings yesterday, and Boston-area schools are well represented yet again. Harvard and […]

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Should Obese Kids Be Sent to Foster Care?

The parents of that plus-size baby in Texas have another thing to worry about beyond how they’re going to hold that kid (we’re going to […]