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Entering Phase 2: Moderna Therapeutics Races to Create COVID-19 Vaccine

Moderna Therapeutics, a Cambridge-based biotechnology company, is at the forefront of coronavirus vaccine development. The company recently received FDA approval to move onto Phase 2 of vaccine testing, in addition to $500 million in grants.


Harvard's LabXChange Provides Platform for Remote Scientific Learning During Pandemic

As schools around the country transition to virtual learning, LabXChange — a new scientific learning platform built by Harvard — allows STEM students the opportunity to mimic a science classroom and lab experience.

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Office for the Arts Develops Digital Performance Series to Combat Social Isolation

The Office for the Arts launched a digital series called "Pause for Art" featuring artistic performances by Harvard affiliates, with the aim of providing viewers a sense of community through music, poetry, and other art forms.

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Former Energy Secretary, Deputy Discuss Nuclear Energy and Climate at IOP

Former U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest J. Moniz and former Deputy Secretary of Energy Daniel B. Poneman ’78 discussed the importance of nuclear energy in an event moderated by Harvard Kennedy School Professor Meghan L. O’Sullivan at the Institute of Politics Monday night.

Origins of Language Book Talk

Linguist Daniel L. Everett Discusses Origins of Language at Science Book Talk

Daniel L. Everett, a linguist, introduced his newest book and discussed the origins of language with a crowd of more than 200 Wednesday.

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Brian Greene Talks the Physics of Free Will at Science Center Lecture

Theoretical physicist and Columbia University professor Brian R. Greene ’84 emphasized humanity’s unique place in the cosmos — despite occupying a miniscule sliver of space and time — at a Science Center talk Wednesday night.

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Learning Happiness With Professor Jason Mitchell

For Mitchell, combatting the tragic consequences of the reported spike in mental illness on college campuses was a key motivation behind his new course, GenEd 1154: “The Science of Happiness.”