Quiet 'whiz kid' now public face of Ebola fight

Last May, as Ebola crept across West Africa, America's top infectious disease expert told a group of Harvard University students in a commencement speech to always second-guess their assumptions because "overconfidence can kill."

Super 30 founder calls for non-discriminatory education to all

xhorting experts, scholars and students of the Harvard University to use their expertise in the "big fight" against illiteracy and poverty, the founder of well-known Super 30 tutorial programme in Bihar has called for quality and non-discriminatory education to all.

Harvard University students receive racially charged death threat e-mails
Harvard University students receive racially charged death threat e-mails

American law enforcement officials are investigating a "racially charged" death threat e-mailed to several hundred students of Harvard University that claimed an individual would come to the Ivy League institution and "shoot all of you" and "kill you individually".

Beyonce becomes subject of study at Harvard
Beyonce becomes subject of study at Harvard

Beyonce's self-titled fifth album is now a subject of study at the Harvard Business School. Professor of Business Administration Anita Elberse and her former student Stacie Smith has prepared a 27-page study on the success story of the album, which sold 80,000 copies in three hours of its release, reportedly.

Super 30 founder invited to speak at MIT and Harvard

Indian mathematician and founder of Super 30, Anand Kumar, has been invited by the prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Harvard University to speak on his globally acclaimed effort to mentor students from the underprivileged sections for admission to IIT.

Harvard University hosts spoof Nobel awards for silly science

Spoof Nobel prizes that honour the humour in science were handed out at Harvard University, celebrating the physics of stepping on a banana skin and the neuroscience behind spotting Jesus in toast.

Decoded: How you sniff that jasmine smell

Do you know why some people can easily detect faint whiffs of coffee or wine buried amid a plethora of odours? An Indian American researcher says they have a better inbuilt system to sniff out a particular smell in complex olfactory environments.

Liverpool`s Adam Lallana set to miss start of season

Liverpool suffered a major blow on Friday when England midfielder Adam Lallana was ruled out for up to six weeks after suffering a knee injury.

Threatening call prompts evacuations, bomb search at Harvard

A call from a man claiming to have an assault rifle at Harvard University and to have planted bombs there prompted police on Saturday to evacuate several buildings at the campus and launch a search for explosives, but the area was later declared safe, authorities said.

Pope names British woman to head academy

Pope Francis has named a British sociologist to run a pontifical academy, marking the highest-ranking appointment of a woman in his papacy.

Alex Ferguson to become a Harvard lecturer

Former Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson will be swapping the dugout for the lectern after agreeing a long-term teaching position at Harvard University

Australian former PM Kevin Rudd goes to Harvard

Kevin Rudd, former prime minister of Australia, has been named a Senior Fellow with Harvard University`s John F. Kennedy School of Government, the former prime minister`s office said in a press release.

Kerry hails diplomat Pandith as `trailblazer, visionary`

Indian-American Farah Pandith, the first-ever US Special Representative to Muslim Communities, has left her post to join Harvard University.

Harvard student charged with bomb threat hoax: US officials

A Harvard University student was charged with making a false claim that bombs had been placed at up to four buildings on the school`s campus in a bid to get out of taking a final exam, US prosecutors said.

Harvard University returns to normalcy after bomb hoax

A day after bomb hoax created scare in the Harvard University, normalcy returned to campus on Tuesday where students are appearing for their exams.

Harvard University returns to normal after bomb hoax

Harvard University is returning to normal after a bomb hoax Monday forced authorities to evacuate four buildings on the Cambridge, Massachusetts, campus where final exams were being given.

Bomb scare at Harvard prompts evacuations, cancels exam

A bomb scare at Harvard University on Monday triggered emergency evacuations, interrupting final examinations, following bomb scare at four sites on its campus but opened them after federal and state officials did not find any explosives.

Harvard University evacuated after reports of explosives

A bomb scare at Harvard University on Monday triggered emergency evacuations after police received unconfirmed reports of explosives at four sites on the campus of the prestigious institution.

US emitting 50% more methane than EPA calculations: Study

The emissions of methane in the United States may be 50% more than the indicated estimates by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), says a new study on Monday.

New technique can diagnose cancer more accurately

Scientists have developed a new technique that can diagnose cancer with a high degree of accuracy.