Harvard

Munchies

Harvard Professor Who Apparently Hates Joy Says We Should Only Eat 6 Fries at a Time

This is a personal attack.
Jelisa Castrodale
12.4.18
Ig Nobels

The 2018 Ig Nobels Honor Discoveries About Cannibalism, Voodoo, and DIY Colonoscopies

The annual parody of the Nobel Prize also celebrated studies about human saliva as a cleaning agent, the effect of roller-coasters of kidney stones, and the use of postage stamps as erection detectors.
Becky Ferreira
9.14.18
brains

Scientists Dosed an Artificial Brain With Meth

Organ Chip models enable researchers to directly observe physiological processes and responses.
Becky Ferreira
8.20.18
Lightsabers

Physicists Created a New Form of Light

Researchers at MIT and Harvard made groups of three photons interact.
Daniel Oberhaus
2.15.18
quantum computer

Physicists Made an Unprecedented 53 Qubit Quantum Simulator

These special quantum computers are able to model physical interactions that are too complex for conventional supercomputers.
Daniel Oberhaus
11.29.17
floaties

Harvard Made a RoboBee That Can Fly Out of Water

Watch this autonomous flying microbot with bee-like wings.
Jacob Dubé
10.25.17
microbiome

Scientists Have Found Thousands of New Microbial Communities That Live in 'Healthy' People

They incidentally found 54 bacterial species—as well as fungi and viruses—we didn't know lived inside us.
Caroline Haskins
9.21.17
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

North Korea fires another missile over Japan, 18 injured in terrorist incident in London, Harvard retracts Chelsea Manning's fellowship, and more.
VICE Staff
9.15.17
Social Media

Your Phone Can Tell When You're Depressed

But should it?
Gray Chapman
9.11.17
VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Special counsel Mueller heats up the Trump investigation, massive fire consumes Dubai skyscraper, Netanyahu under Israeli police investigation, and more.
VICE Staff
8.4.17
$$$

The Million Dollar Homepage is a Million Dollar Graveyard

A 2005 web experiment speaks to the difficulty of archiving the web.
Leif Johnson
7.24.17
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
7.18.17
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