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Research

New thinking machines demand a new economic science.

12.9.15

A new study offers a clearer picture of how genetics and the environment influence cancer risk in families. 

1.6.16

Illustration by Missy Chimovitz, from the book

Channeling Valentine’s Day—and sustainable oceans—via sexy sea creatures

January-February 2016

Anthony Acciavatti beside the lake in Central Park, a body of water closer to home

Anthony Acciavatti beside the lake in Central Park, a body of water closer to home
Photograph by Robert Adam Mayer

A decade spent exploring India’s dynamic sacred river

January-February 2016

Cora Du Bois in 1948

Photograph courtesy of the Tozzer Library, Harvard University. Cora Alice Du Bois Papers

Brief life of a formidable anthropologist: 1903-1991

January-February 2016

Syrian and Iraqi refugees arrive at Lesbos, Greece, from Turkey, on October 15, 2015.

Photograph by Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Harvard human-rights expert Jacqueline Bhabha critiques the inadequate response to the world’s migration crises.

January-February 2016

Francis J. Doyle III

Photograph by Eliza Grinnell/Courtesy of Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

SEAS dean Frank Doyle shares insights.

January-February 2016