Harvard's New Place

Harvard has revamped its proposal for a new science campus in Allston to include an "enterprise research campus" with as many as 12 buildings for pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and venture capital companies, alongside the planned 700,000 square feet of space for labs and academic researchers, report the Boston Globe's Liz Kowalczyk and Megan Woolhouse.

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