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2011 New Year's Eve In Times Square

New Year Wishes

The professoriate is waking up to reality.


Harvard Under Fire For Secretly Photographing Students As Part Of Experiment  (Photo by Darren McCollester/Newsmakers)

Harvard Under Fire For Secretly Photographing Students As Part Of Experiment

Harvard University is under fire from faculty and students for secretly photographing about 2,000 undergraduates in 10 lecture halls last spring as part of a study on classroom attendance.


Tiny "Kilobots" swarm together to create larger shapes.(Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Harvard Researchers Build Robot ‘Army’

Small robots work together to create larger objects.


A student works on an exam. (credit: FRED DUFOUR/AFP/Getty Images)

Survey: 17 Percent Of Harvard’s Graduating Class Admits To Cheating

According to a survey, 17 percent of Harvard University’s graduating class admitted to cheating in a class while attending the school.


File photo of a person filling a cup with soda. (Photo Illustration by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Scientists: Soda May Lower Semen Quality

A new study has found that sugar-sweetened drinks like soda may lower semen quality.


Harvard Under Fire For Secretly Photographing Students As Part Of Experiment  (Photo by Darren McCollester/Newsmakers)

Harvard Alums Refuse To Donate Until University Addresses Sexual Assaults

A survey by Harvard University’s newspaper finds 12 percent of the women graduating say they were sexually assaulted at the school.


Atomic switch can be turned on and off with a single photon of light, paving the way for a super-secure "quantum Internet." (Getty Images)

Harvard Researchers Design Quantum Triggers That Can Be Activated By Single Photon

Scientists create switch that can be activated with a single photon of light.


This long-exposure photograph taken on August 12, 2013 shows the Milky Way in the clear night sky near Yangon. (Photo credit: Ye Aung Thu/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Dark Matter Could Send Asteroids Crashing Into Earth

A new study suggests that dark matter could send asteroids crashing into Earth causing mass extinctions.


Children showed a preference for attractive faces in a new study. (Getty Images)

Study: Kids Are More Likely To Trust Attractive Adults

Children tend to trust people with attractive faces more than unattractive ones, a new study finds.


File photo of Senator Kirsten Gillibrand. (Photo by Joe Corrigan/Getty Images for A&E)

Say Yes To Announce New University Partners

Several more colleges and universities are signing on to be part of the Say Yes to Education program best known for guaranteeing tuition for high school graduates.




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