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03/26/2017 at 22:22. Facebook
This new smartphone-based prototype analyzes semen to test male infertility with 98% accuracy. The 3D-printed setup costs less than $5 and can analyze most samples in fewer than 5 seconds.

A smartphone app to screen for male infertility

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03/26/2017 at 14:01. Facebook
Through dancing, playwriting, hip-hop, and literature, these personal stories illuminate the power of the arts and humanities to ignite and inspire change.
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03/25/2017 at 12:15. Facebook
A critical step in DNA repair is revealed in new research from Harvard Medical School.

Critical step found in DNA repair, cellular aging

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03/25/2017 at 00:10. Facebook
Beautiful view of Harvard Yard captured by @ilyma39 on Instagram.
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03/24/2017 at 19:45. Facebook
“I have wanted to make Vietnam into a place in my mind, not the name of a conflict that overtook my generation of young Americans, but a society and nation with all its complexity, its beauty, its history, its vibrancy, and its promise,” said President Drew Faust during her address at Ho Chi Minh City University of Social Sciences and Humanities.

During Vietnam visit, Drew Faust stresses importance of remembrance in healing

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03/24/2017 at 12:33. Facebook
How exactly does sound get converted into a signal that the brain understands? Harvard scientists are closing in on answers.

The machinery of hearing

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03/23/2017 at 15:44. Facebook
Sunstein discusses how America needs to restore “serendipity” online and bring back the conditions necessary for a healthy democracy in the digital era.

Cass Sunstein’s ‘#Republic’ explores dangers of social media curation

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When he returned to Harvard last fall, after four years away, Garcia felt determined to finish his degree.

Student returns to Harvard after diagnosis changed his life

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Victor Grippo's use of potatoes in this piece at the Harvard Art Museums helped his subversive message evade government control.
President Drew Faust recently met with students and teachers at Miami Northwestern Senior High School to discuss pathways to college, the value of higher education, and the importance of educators and mentors in helping students consider opportunities after high school.⠀
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What do you see when you look closely at “Summer Night”?

Winslow Homer’s ‘Summer Night’ examined at Harvard Art Museums

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David Buckley Borden, a Bullard Fellow at Harvard Forest, is using art to heighten awareness about sustainability and conservation.

Creative path through Harvard Forest

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How does the Harvard Art Museums care for this potato-based artwork?

When potatoes become art

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For hospitalized patients, expensive care doesn’t buy better health, study finds.

More money, same results

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Researchers have developed an approach to replace damaged sound-sensing hair cells, which could lead to new therapies for those with hearing loss.

Progress in treating hearing loss

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As Disney's retelling hits theaters, fairy tale expert Maria Tatar dissects the story’s enduring power — and weirdness — in the first episode our new podcast series.

Why we keep falling for ‘Beauty and the Beast’

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Before a lecture at Houghton Library, Charles Burns demonstrated the lost art of cutting profile portraits by creating a silhouette of Harvard's most prominent personality.