Mushroom Relations

Harvard Gazette
Friday, July 20, 2012
Photo by Jon Chase/Harvard Staff PhotographerPhoto by Jon Chase/Harvard Staff Photographer

Harvard researchers are using one of the most comprehensive fungal “family trees” ever created to unlock evolutionary secrets.

Professor Awarded Fellowship in USA

This is Nottingham
Thursday, July 5, 2012

Nottingham Trent University Professor Carole Perry will start a year-long fellowship to pursue work on the interaction between organisms and materials. 

Camera Instead of Test Tubes

EMBOencounters
Sunday, July 1, 2012
Photo by Benny ShiloPhoto by Benny Shilo

EMBOencounters Q&A with Benny Shilo who took up a camera instead of test tubes in September 2011, when he left active research to concentrate on photography as a fellow at the Radcliffe Institute.

Commencement Confetti

Harvard Magazine
Sunday, July 1, 2012
Photo by Tony RinaldoPhoto by Tony Rinaldo

Commencement happenings around Harvard—from Radcliffe's Fay Prize Winners for most outstanding senior thesis to Radcliffe Day ambiance.  

Commencement: At the Mic

Harvard Magazine
Sunday, July 1, 2012

On 2012 Commencement, journalist and author Fareed Zakaria, Ph.D. '93, LL.D. '12, gave an upbeat assessment of world affairs. But Phi Beta Kappa orator Derek Bok and Radcliffe Medalist Margaret H. Marshall detailed serious concerns about American democracy. Medical and dental graduates heard a searing call to service. And there were lighter moments, too. 

Novel Coating that Repels just about Anything Receives R&D 100 Award

phys.org
Thursday, June 21, 2012

A novel coating that repels almost every type of liquid and solid, from blood and crude oil to ice and bacteria, has received a 2012 R&D 100 Award from R&D Magazine. Called SLIPS, the coating was developed by the Radcliffe Institute's Joanna Aizenberg and was inspired by the slippery surface of the carnivorous pitcher plant. 

The Strange Career of Juan Crow

The New York Times
Sunday, June 17, 2012

The depth of my alienation from home hit me last January, when Alabama shut out Louisiana State for the college football championship. Even in the familiar afterglow of 'Bama's second title in three years, I had to ask myself, what right did my state have to brag, about anything? 

Tony-Winning Twosome

Harvard Magazine
Wednesday, June 13, 2012

The Broadway musical ONCE took eight Tony Awards at the American Theatre Wing's annual ceremony, held on June 10. John Tiffany, director of ONCE, received the Tony for Best Director of a Musical; he was a fellow at the Radcliffe Institute during 2010-2011. 

Harvard-incubated Shows “Porgy,” “Once” Win Tony Awards

Harvard Gazette
Monday, June 11, 2012

Two Broadway shows with origins at Harvard cleaned up at the Tony Awards on Sunday night. "The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess" and "Once" took home 10 awards in total, including the prizes for best musical revival and best musical, respectively. 

A New Spin on Antifreeze

Nanowerk
Monday, June 11, 2012

A team of researchers from Harvard University invented a way to keep any metal surface free of ice and frost, with direct implications for metal surfaces such as those used in refrigeration systems, wind turbines, aircraft, marine vessels, and the construction industry.

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