Professor Lorna J. Gibson is the Matoula S. Salapatas Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at MIT. Read more about Botany Libraries' copies of Micrographia featured in MITx course
Founded by William G. Farlow in the nineteenth century, The Farlow Library and Herbarium of Cryptogamic Botany is home to a world-class collection of books, archives, and specimens Read more about The Farlow turns 90!
I use aerial photography of trees for my PhD research in biology. By taking imagery of the same trees over a period of time, I document the progression Read more about Aerial Photography of Bartlett Experimental Forest
The herbarium of Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), housed at the Harvard University Herbaria, is in the process of being restored on Tuesdays Read more about Tuesdays with Thoreau
Professor Pfister will give a public lecture for the Harvard Museum of Natural History (HMNH) on Thursday, November 13 at 6:00pm. Read more about Prof. Pfister to Give Lecture at HMNH
Our affiliates at The Arnold Arboretum offer continuing adult education programs in horticulture, botany, and landscape-related courses Read more about Introduction to Botany course
Danny Haelewaters, graduate student in the Pfister Lab, and co-authors in the Netherlands and Belgium, recently described a new species of fungi. Read all about it in The Guardian.
Charles Davis weighs in on the latest research on gene transfer published in Proceedings of the Royal Society B this month. See the story in Nature News.
For nearly four centuries, Harvard University has amassed an astonishing array of objects Read more about HarvardX course to feature items from the HUH
The Farlow Herbarium will begin work this year on an NSF Collaborative Research project to digitize 150 years of macroalgal specimens from around the world. Read more about Macroalgae in the Spotlight
For the first time in a decade, four glass pieces depicting pollination and rotting fruit are on view at the Harvard Museum of Natural History’s Glass Flowers gallery. Read more about Four pieces back on display in Glass Flowers gallery
Human computation frequently taps into a phenomenon called crowdsourcing: Read more about Citizen Naturalists
Thanks in large part to NSF-DBI Award 0847923, the HUH has completed a compactorization project of the herbarium collection. Read more about Harvard University Herbaria Renovation Project
The Boston Globe showcases the exhibit "Thoreau's Maine Woods: A Journey In Photographs With Scot Miller" Read more about Scot Miller Thoreau Exhibit
Donald Pfister has been appointed interim dean of Harvard College Read more about Donald Pfister named interim dean of College
Charles Davis speaks with Harvard Gazette staff about the early onset of spring. Read more about An early sign of spring
Jane Pickering has been named executive director of the Harvard Museums of Science and Culture Read more about New director for Museums of Science and Culture
The Harvard University Herbaria and Botany Libraries present the exhibit, The Science of Trees Read more about The Science of Trees Exhibit
The Harvard University Herbaria participate in the large collaborative digitization project Read more about New England Vascular Plant Project
Parasites: A Gene Thief — Plants of the genus Rafflesia are among the oddest on the planet. Read more about Charles Davis cited in The Economist