Verily, Broad Institute and Microsoft Partner For Multi-Cloud Biomedical Research

Alphabet’s Verily and Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard have partnered with Microsoft to advance biomedical research.

It Is a Multi-Cloud World, Says VMWare COO

“VMWare allows the datacenter to act like a public cloud,” says VMWare COO Sanjay Poonen. “It is a multicloud world. While AWS will be first and preferred for us, we want every customer that has VMWare in the private cloud…

Priscilla Chan, Mark Zuckerberg Expecting Baby Girl, Couple Shares Openly About Miscarriages

Priscilla Chan and Mark Zuckerberg announced on Friday they’re expecting a baby girl. In a very poignant Facebook post, the couple also shared openly about several miscarriages Priscilla Chan had in her attempt to have a baby. “This will be…

Natalie Portman On Proving She ‘Wasn’t Just a Dumb Actress’ at Harvard

Natalie Portman has revealed that when she began her Harvard College career in 1999, she was determined to prove that she “wasn’t just a dumb actress.” On Wednesday, Natalie Portman provided the keynote speaker at Harvard College’s Class Day ceremony,…

Natalie Portman Says Harvard Prepared Her for Her Best Film Work

Natalie Portman’s latest movie was shot entirely in Hebrew. Even though Portman herself is Jewish, shooting A Tale of Love and Darkness was a challenge. To be up to that challenge, which she calls “the deepest and the most meaningful”…

Satanic Mass Finally Stopped at Harvard

A Harvard student group held on for as long as it could in its effort to stage a Satanic Mass on the campus. But in the end, opposition proved to be too great. The Harvard Extension Cultural Studies Club had…

Satanic Mass at Harvard Cancelled After Outcry

The provocative “Black Mass” planned to take place at Harvard Extension School this week has been officially cancelled. The event had caused an outcry from Boston’s significant Catholic community. According to a WCVB Boston report, the event has now been…

Harvard Bomb Threat Suspect Was “Under Pressure” With Finals

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…

Harvard Bomb Threat Was, Indeed, To Get Out Of Finals

The bomb threat called in to Harvard on Monday seemed awfully convenient, given that it occurred during finals, so it’s not much of a surprise that the entire thing was a hoax. 20-year old Eldo Kim admitted to FBI agents…

Harvard Bomb Threat Forces Evacuations On Campus

Harvard has been forced to evacuate several buildings on campus after a bomb threat was conveniently called in during finals. According to an emergency alert issued by the school, no explosions have been reported but authorities are taking all necessary…

Kanye West Harvard: Kanye Gives Lecture To Harvard’s School Of Design

In case anyone needed another shocking moment of the day, Kanye West was the speaker at Harvard’s School of Design on Sunday. The controversial rapper spoke to a packed lecture hall as a part of the DONDA Design Lecture Series.…

Real Lightsaber: Science Has Made Star Wars Reality

Thanks to scientific advancements, humans on a planet in a galaxy not so far away have developed a device that bears a striking resemblance to the famous lightsaber that everyone knows from the Star Wars film franchise. What used to…

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 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 3D Prints Tiny Batteries For All Your Nanomachine Needs

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, Gun Control At Harvard Graduation

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 Says Google’s Ads Are Racially 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…

Former Windows Boss Steven Sinofsky Will Be An “Executive In Residence” At 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’s Semitic Museum Is Using 3D Printers To Restore An Ancient Statue

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 Has Doomed Us All By Giving Robots Skin

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…