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Thanks to characteristic Harvard creativity and the latest technology, the building where Helen Keller graduated is now on track to achieve LEED Gold certification. [1] Built in 1806, Fay House served first as a family home, then as the original...
Originally constructed in 1807, Harvard's historic Fay House at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study wrapped up its renovation with a LEED-NC 2009 Gold certification. The US Green Building Council (USGBC) has confirmed that Fay House is the...
Could a better understanding of the brain’s reward system — a network fine-tuned over millions of years and laser-focused on survival — help mankind skirt environmental disaster? Ann-Christine Duhaime thinks it’s entirely...
When she was young, Julie Guthman’s father enforced “intense food restrictions.” Even treats had to be good for you — whole-wheat cookies, carob chips, honey that tasted “horrible.” What that meant in practice was...
Healthy buildings and clean air keep people healthy. That simple premise is driving a series of studies being conducted by Harvard researchers, some of which have gathered insights from University dorms and office buildings. It is part of a...