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Harvard University

Eco Nobel: From philosophical to pragmatic

In 1997, Robert Merton and Myron Scholes at MIT were awarded the Nobel “for a new method to determine the value of derivatives”.

16 Oct 2019 1:15 AM

Release Shah Faesal, J&K leaders: Harvard University students, alumni write to Centre

The statement also appealed for 'democratic and peaceful means to ensure stability in the state of Jammu and Kashmir'.

17 Aug 2019 2:32 PM

Harvard honours Angela Merkel with law degree

Merkel urged the fellow students to reject isolationism and nationalism, embrace the fight against climate change.

31 May 2019 9:15 AM

Giving Shape to a Shifting City

All these characteristics remind us of our very own city, which has been combating the issue of migration for generations.

07 Apr 2019 12:40 AM

Indian-American student elected president of Harvard student's body

Sruthi Palaniappan was elected as president of Harvard University Undergraduate Council.

20 Nov 2018 1:58 PM

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Fund drive for varsities: Commodification of education is pretty, and a necessary evil

Education is no more a public good, it’s a commodity to be traded in the free market place.

18 Nov 2018 12:22 AM

Harvard University accused of bias against Asian-Americans at trial

Asian-Americans, who represent about 6 per cent of the US population, comprise 23 per cent of Harvard’s current freshman class.

16 Oct 2018 1:35 PM

Of John Harvard and ‘Veritas’: An Ivy League campus tale

Harvard University was officially founded by a vote by the Great and General Court of the Massachusetts Bay Colony.

12 Oct 2018 12:15 AM

Women more likely to die of heart attack if doctor is male: study

Most physicians are male, and male physicians appear to have trouble treating female patients.

07 Aug 2018 2:02 PM

Eating oily fish reduces risk of premature birth for pregnant women, says study

According to the study, eating more salmon, mackerel, tuna, cod and haddock can benefit both mum and baby’s health.

04 Aug 2018 12:31 PM

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Rare US independence declaration found in UK archive

The manuscript was discovered last year at the West Sussex Record Office in the southern English city of Chichester.

04 Jul 2018 9:39 PM

Harvard University accused of racially discriminating Asian-American students

An admission data analysis of more than 160,000 applicants from 2000 to 2015 showed Asians were given lower scores on 'personality' traits

17 Jun 2018 4:46 PM

Harvard, Asian American group spar over facts in ongoing bias case

Harvard and the group Students for Fair Admissions filed dulling reports from outside economists, each reaching different conclusions.

16 Jun 2018 6:27 PM

Over 500 genes linked to intelligence identified

They also found 187 regions in the human genome that are linked to thinking skills.

13 Mar 2018 12:12 PM

Reputed Harvard professor retires over 18 counts of sexual accusations

Several women complained of sexual misdemeanour and of ‘being kissed and touched inappropriately’ by Dominiguez.

07 Mar 2018 4:05 PM

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Moon formed from donut-shaped cloud of vapourised rock: study

Tests have shown that the Moon is far less abundant in many volatile elements that are relatively common on Earth.

01 Mar 2018 3:57 PM

Carbs, fat, DNA? Weight loss is finicky, new study shows

Gene analyses identified variations linked with how the body processes fats or carbohydrates.

21 Feb 2018 4:59 PM

Paper-based DNA test 'SHERLOCK' can rapidly diagnose diseases

The researchers, including those from Harvard University in the US, previously showcased SHERLOCK's utility for a range of applications. 

19 Feb 2018 12:05 PM

Kamal Haasan rules out ties with Rajinikanth

The actor said he will lean neither to the left nor to the right and that is precisely why he has named his website ‘maiam’ (centre).

12 Feb 2018 5:58 AM

Night showers may be better for your skin, body clock than morning bath

A Harvard study backs those who swear by refreshing morning showers and their ability to lower stress while boosting creativity.

07 Feb 2018 2:59 PM

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