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Harvard Bomb Threat Suspect Was “Under Pressure” With Finals

Harvard Bomb Threat Suspect Was “Under Pressure” With Finals

By Amanda Crum December 19, 2013 | 1 Comment

Harvard was forced to evacuate several buildings on Monday when a bomb threat was sent in via email, and the perpetrator was quickly identified and arrested. However, his attorney says he was under enormous pressure during finals week and was …

Stanford Tops Forbes List Of Top Universities Stanford Tops Forbes List Of Top Universities

For at least this year a west coast school can claim supremacy over what is usually viewed as eastern academic superiority. Stanford university in Palo Alto, CA has been named the top university in the country by a recent Forbes …

Skipping Breakfast Has Been Linked to Heart Attack Skipping Breakfast Has Been Linked to Heart Attack

Skipping breakfast is so easy to do. You wake up, running late, and rush out the door without grabbing a bite to eat. It doesn’t seem like that big of a deal at the time, except for maybe the rumbling …

Harvard Uses 3D Printers To Make Tiny Batteries Harvard Uses 3D Printers To Make Tiny Batteries

What’s the one thing standing in the way between ourselves and a future ruled by nanomachines? Well, actually a lot of things are standing in the way, but one of the most prominent is a lack of tiny batteries to …

Oprah Winfrey Talks Facebook At Harvard Graduation Oprah Winfrey Talks Facebook At Harvard Graduation
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Oprah Winfrey used her platform at the recent 2013 Harvard graduation to talk politics–touching upon gun control and immigration topics–and social media, urging her audience to go out into the real world rather than hiding behind a computer despite the …

Harvard Professor: Google Ads Are Discriminating Harvard Professor: Google Ads Are Discriminating

Harvard professor Latanya Sweeney has put together a report saying that Google is racially discriminating with some of its ads. Google, of course, says this is not the case. Still, it’s an interesting, if incomplete study. Here’s the abstract: A …

Steven Sinofsky Heads To Harvard Steven Sinofsky Heads To Harvard

Last month, Microsoft and Windows boss Steven Sinofsky parted ways. The split appeared amicable on the surface, but other reports suggested otherwise. That’s all behind us though and Sinofsky is focusing on the next chapter in his life. Sinofsky announced …

Harvard Restores Ancient Statue With 3D Printing Harvard Restores Ancient Statue With 3D Printing
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Much of our shared ancient history is told through art. Researchers study statues, carvings and other artwork to piece together the lives of these ancient peoples. Unfortunately, many of these ancient statues were lost to time, or were destroyed by …

Harvard Creates Robotic Skin That Can Feel Harvard Creates Robotic Skin That Can Feel
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I love the work the scientists at Harvard do. They continually push mankind into the future with research into Iron Man suits and male birth control pills. There are times, however, when I wish Harvard would just keep some things …

Harvard Cheating Scandal: What Will The Outcome Be? Harvard Cheating Scandal: What Will The Outcome Be?

When the news broke that a cheating scandal had erupted at Harvard University, rumors began flying as to what would happen to those involved, especially since the alleged cheating took place in the spring. While it’s not yet clear who …

Science Stores A Book Inside A DNA Strand Science Stores A Book Inside A DNA Strand
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It’s said that the printing press was one of the most influential inventions of all time. It made books cheaply available to everyone by reducing the printing process to a single machine instead of 10 monks sitting in a tower …

Check Out This Amazing Robot Worm Check Out This Amazing Robot Worm

There are multiple robots out there that can perform a variety of functions. Just yesterday, we saw a robot that can perform Jewish mourning rituals. If a robot can perform religious rites, surely it can also move like a worm. …

Zuckerberg's Harvard Roomie Goes for Gold Today Zuckerberg's Harvard Roomie Goes for Gold Today
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Samyr Laine is a triple jumper who holds both the indoor and outdoor records for his University. On Tuesday, he qualified for the finals in the Olympics games in said sport. Laine, who is competing under the Haitian flag, is …

Science Replicates A Human Lung On A Chip Science Replicates A Human Lung On A Chip
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There are people, including those in PETA, who vigorously protest the use of animals in clinical trials. Many scientists understand why the practice is hated and would probably switch to something else if they could. In their mind, it’s more …

Harvard Is Making The Next Super Suit Harvard Is Making The Next Super Suit

Ever since characters like Iron Man began to enter the public consciousness thanks to films and renewed interest in comics, more attention has been spent on ways to make super suits a reality. While Iron Man may never happen, the …

Zuck, Olympian Roomie "Played a Lot of Playstation" Zuck, Olympian Roomie "Played a Lot of Playstation"

Sometimes, it’s hard to separate the fact from the fiction when it comes to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. We know that he felt jaded by a former girlfriend and created Facebook in an attempt to prove his worth to her …

Sheryl Sandberg: Facebook's Comedienne-in-Chief Sheryl Sandberg: Facebook's Comedienne-in-Chief
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Clad in Facebook’s team colors, the company’s Chief Officer of Operations Sheryl Sandberg addressed the graduates at Harvard Business School’s Class Day, an event the school holds prior to commencement. Facebook hasn’t been having its best days lately – not …