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Jury decisively says Ellen Pao lost sexual-discrimination case against Kleiner Perkins

After a second round of deliberations, the jury gives a decisive victory to prominent venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins, which was being sued for gender discrimination by former junior partner Ellen Pao.

By March 27, 2015

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Tomorrow Daily 062: Harvard's soft robotics toolkit, a Zombie Train, the Synapse dress and more

On today's show, we explain how you can build your very own soft robots, decide we want to take a real-life train headed for Zombieville, and check out a gorgeous, high-tech couture dress that might give away your emotions.

By October 2, 2014

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Tomorrow Daily 062: Harvard's soft robotics toolkit, a Zombie Train, the Synapse dress and more

On today's show, we explain how you can build your very own soft robots, decide we want to take a real-life train headed for Zombieville, and check out a gorgeous, high-tech couture dress that might give away your emotions.

By October 2, 2014

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Become an alien hunter with free online course from Harvard

Haven't been finding enough alien life lately? Maybe Harvard can help with a new course that combines astronomy and biology to examine how we look for life on other planets.

By January 21, 2015

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Harvard wants everyone to build soft robots

Harvard University labs has launched a toolkit that will supply robotics enthusiasts and researchers with the tools they need to design, build and operate soft robots.

By September 24, 2014

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Harvard-made lung muscle could yield asthma insights

Scientists synthesize human airway tissue, and in hopes of finding better asthma medication, watch it react to a variety of chemicals.

By September 23, 2014

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Everything you need to know about the Ellen Pao gender discrimination trial

The potentially landmark Silicon Valley trial nears its end, with closing arguments expected Tuesday.

By March 23, 2015

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Ellen Pao trial ends on plea for gender equality in the tech industry

After hearing compelling closing arguments, the jury now gets to decide the winner in Silicon Valley's highest-profile sex discrimination case.

By March 25, 2015

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Juror kerfuffle leads to high drama in Ellen Pao discrimination trial

A funny thing happened as the jurors walked to the courtroom. One juror changed his vote, throwing the whole verdict into disarray.

By March 27, 2015

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Ick-alert: Old book bound with human skin, Harvard scientists say

From the fascinating/gross files, Harvard researchers determine a book in the university's collection is, indeed, bound with real human flesh.

By June 6, 2014