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A $200M pledge to Harvard to turn medical discoveries into treatments

A foundation headed by philanthropist and businessman Len Blavatnik has pledged $ 200 million to Harvard Medical School (HMS), its largest gift ever, with the overarching aim of transforming new medical discoveries into patient treatments. The gift, from the Blavatnik Family Foundation, was announced at a scientific symposium at the School on Thursday and was… Read More »

Students 'mixed grandparent's ashes into homemade cookies'

Police in California are investigating a report that a high school student mixed the cremated ashes of a grandparent into a batch of homemade cookies and shared them with her classmates. Two students are thought to have been involved in the baking of the sandy-textured biscuits, which were sampled by at least nine youngsters at… Read More »