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tech-science

Nobody Knows Why Hundreds of People Died at This Creepy Himalayan Lake

Hundreds of people mysteriously died over a millennium at "Skeleton Lake" in the Himalayas according to a new study, making the creepy location even more mysterious.
Becky Ferreira
a day ago
brains

Scientists Dosed an Artificial Brain With Meth

Organ Chip models enable researchers to directly observe physiological processes and responses.
Becky Ferreira
8.21.18
Social Media

Your Phone Can Tell When You're Depressed

But should it?
Gray Chapman
9.11.17
conservation lab

120 Years Later, Harvard's Garden of Glass Flowers Is Still in Bloom

Harvard's famed collection of Glass Flowers counts over 4,000 models—and one conservator is making sure their timeless beauty endures for another century to come.
Noémie Jennifer
7.19.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Please Tell Nicolas Cage Researchers Found Another Declaration of Independence

The document was discovered in England and is thought to be the only other handwritten copy that exists.
Lauren Messman
4.24.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Gay Marriage Is Linked to Fewer LGBTQ Suicide Attempts, According to New Study

Researchers found a drop in reported suicide attempts specifically among teenagers in the LGBTQ community after their states legalised gay marriage.
Brian Moylan
2.21.17
soccer

Harvard Cancels Men's Soccer Season for Lewd "Scouting Reports" of Women's Recruits

Last week, the Harvard Crimson uncovered a document by the 2012 men's soccer team ranking female recruits by appearance and imagined sexual preferences. The university has discovered that those reports continued through this year.
Liam Daniel Pierce
11.4.16
linsanity

What Can Jeremy Lin Do Back in New York?

Circumstances aren’t exactly the same as they were when Linsanity hit NYC five years ago, but even if Jeremy Lin could plan it that way, he wouldn’t want to.
Howard Megdal
10.13.16
Art

It’s Time to Rethink How We See Indigenous Australian Art

To borrow the words of curator Stephen Gilchrist: “There’s more to Indigenous art than just dots and bark painting.”
Noémie Jennifer
9.10.16
Art

When Regular Tools Don’t Cut It, Make 'Em Yourself | Conservation Lab

Conserving one-of-a-kind objects calls for unique solutions.
Noémie Jennifer
8.31.16
Conservation

Inside Harvard’s Incredible Collection of Rare Pigments | Conservation Lab

What’s behind art history’s most radiant hues? Sea snails, cow urine, and mummy flesh, apparently.
Noémie Jennifer
5.11.16
Conservation

Vivid Colour Projections Revive Faded Works of Art | Conservation Lab

Digital projections onto Rothko's colour fields and an ancient Egyptian temple open windows into the past—what is gained, and what is lost?
Noémie Jennifer
4.20.16
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