31 Mar 2018

Harvard University to offer ‘Miss Vanjie’ course

She may have been the first to be sent home from Season 10 of RuPaul’s Drag Race, but “Miss Vanjie” is headed to Harvard University.

The spunky drag queen alter-ego of Jose Cancel, 26, became the inspiration for a psychology course on “the sense of self in contemporary society,” which the Ivy League school will begin offering as “PSYC G-8008: Miss Vanjie & The Sense Of Self In Postmodern America” beginning in the Fall 2018 semester.

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09 Sep 2014

Brain-to-brain ‘telepathic’ communication achieved for first time

For the first time, scientists have been able to send a simple mental message from one person to another without any contact between the two, thousands of miles apart in India and France.

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17 Aug 2014

Harvard Creates a Thousand Robots That Can Self-Assemble Into Shapes

No matter how you feel about the Michael Bay “Transformers” movies, most kids — and kids at heart — agree it would be awesome to see one of these giant Autobots in real life.

Thanks to robotics researchers at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass., the idea of multiple automated machines congregating to achieve a common goal is one step closer to reality.

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