Harvard University

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Professor Calestous Juma's impact on Africa's science and technology fields

Professor Calestous Juma's science and technology contributions were not only academic. He helped engineer, among others, a cooking stove whose improved efficiency minimized the adverse health effects of indoor smoke.

How our brains convert experiences into memories

The first dance at my wedding lasted exactly four minutes and 52 seconds, but I’ll probably remember it for decades. Neuroscientists still don’t entirely understand this: How was my brain able to translate this less-than-five-minute experience into a lifelong memory? Part of the puzzle is that there’s