Harvard University has completed a license agreement with Magenta Therapeutics, a startup company recently launched in Cambridge, for a portfolio of technologies with the potential to transform blood stem cell transplants from a “treatment of last resort” into a safer, more efficient therapy for patients with blood diseases and immune disorders. Read more about Tackling blood diseases, immune disorders
When Donald Trump announced his candidacy for president in June 2015, he placed the prickly issue of immigration at the forefront of his campaign. He disparaged Mexican immigrants, calling some criminals and “rapists,” and swore he would build a wall on the United States-Mexico border. Read more about Fear among some immigrants
Former U.S. Secretary of Defense Charles T. "Chuck" Hagel lamented the current state of American presidential politics at the Kennedy School on Tuesday, chastising the GOP and its presidential nominee Donald Trump.
Nobel laureate Takaaki Kajita will be honored as the 2016 Scientist of the Year by the Harvard Foundation for Intercultural and Race Relations.
Kajita, professor and director of Institute for Cosmic Ray Research at the University of Tokyo, was awarded the 2015 Nobel Prize in physics jointly with Arthur B. McDonald “for the discovery of neutrino oscillations, which shows that neutrinos have mass.” Read more about Harvard Foundation names Scientist of the Year
A group of avant-garde women involved in Boston’s community radio scene in the 1970s and ’80s gathered Tuesday evening for a soulful reunion that showcased the feminist movement at its deepest.
The International Women’s Day (IWD) Radio Project that launched in 1979 and broadcast once a year for 14 years brought together a diverse group who shared one mission: to have a voice at a time when women were hushed in radio media. For the first time since the last IWD broadcast, five pillars of the Radio Project came together to remember and reinvigorate their purpose. Read more about Now on air: The women