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In largest gift, Harvard gets $125m for biological institute

By Carolyn Y. Johnson
Globe Staff / October 8, 2008

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Harvard University said yesterday it received the largest individual gift in its history, a $125 million donation from entrepreneur Hansjörg Wyss. The money will underwrite a new biological engineering institute where scientists will research everything from new materials inspired by the natural world to restoration of diseased tissue. (Full article: 661 words)

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