Harvard course takes students to the bottom of the ocean

OEB 119 students are patched in via livestream and a satellite call to a team of researchers leading an exploration on the seafloor.

Juan Siliezar • harvard
Dec. 1, 2020 ~2 min

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Aging chimps show social selectivity

Understanding why older chimps tend to favor small circles of meaningful, established friendships rather than seek new ones may help scientists gain a better picture of what healthy human aging should look like and what triggers this social change.

Juan Siliezar • harvard
Oct. 22, 2020 ~7 min

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Research shows lullabies in any language relax babies

Researchers at Harvard’s Music Lab have determined that American infants relaxed when played lullabies that were unfamiliar and in a foreign language.

Manisha Aggarwal-Schifellite • harvard
Oct. 19, 2020 ~6 min

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GenderSci Lab finds more than biology influences COVID risk

The GenderSci Lab at Harvard finds that more men than women are dying of COVID-19.

Manisha Aggarwal-Schifellite • harvard
Aug. 18, 2020 ~6 min

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