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Harvard University is devoted to excellence in teaching, learning, and research, and to developing leaders in many disciplines who make a difference globally. The University, which is based in Cambridge and Boston, Massachusetts, has an enrollment of over 20,000 degree candidates, including undergraduate, graduate, and professional students. Harvard has more than 360,000 alumni around the world.

Established in 1636, Harvard is the oldest institution of higher education in the United States.

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In six experiments, researchers tested the hypothesis that people overestimate how much their abilities improve after extensively watching others perform.
Maintaining five healthy habits during adulthood may add more than a decade to life expectancy, according to a new study led by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
Researchers have developed a new approach to repair cells deep inside the ear — a potential remedy that could restore hearing for millions of elderly people and others who suffer hearing loss.
Reversing the aging of blood vessels could hold the key to restoring youthful vitality, at least in mice, according to a new study led by investigators at Harvard Medical School.
Researchers have developed new wound dressings that dramatically accelerate healing and improve tissue regeneration.
Researchers at Harvard University and MIT have created origami-inspired artificial muscles that could give 'soft' robots superpowers, allowing them to lift objects that are up to 1,000 times their own weight using only air or water pressure.
A UMD-led research team has developed a predictive model that can warn of dangerous drops in blood pressure before these occur in intensive care units.
Harvard researchers have teamed up with local fire departments to examine on-site health threats, including cancer.
Excellence, access, and affordability are top concerns for public and private universities, several AAU presidents tell a Washington, D.C audience.
Research opens a ‘new universe’ of organic molecules that can store energy in flow batteries.