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A soft robot sleeve helps pump blood in cases of heart failure, as demonstrated in a sow.

Courtesy of Ellen Roche

Research

A new robotic device could restore the ability to pump blood in patients with heart failure.

1.18.17

A soft robot sleeve helps pump blood in cases of heart failure, as demonstrated in a sow.

Courtesy of Ellen Roche

A new robotic device could restore the ability to pump blood in patients with heart failure.

1.18.17

The orphaned Singer sewing machine

Photograph courtesy of Harvard University's Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments

The multifaceted global and interdisciplinary impact of a useful object

1.5.17

Joshua Cohen

Courtesy of Joshua Cohen

Boston Review editor Joshua Cohen on the role of the media after Trump. 

12.21.16

Salil Vadhan

Courtesy of Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Protecting human subjects’ research data

January-February 2017

<p class="credit">Illustration by Ken Orvidas</p>

Harvard’s Crowd Innovation Lab studies what motivates crowds to solve problems.

January-February 2017

Asim Khwaja’s experiments in taxation aim to buttress the legitimacy of government in developing nations.

Photograph by Jim Harrison

Paying Pakistani tax collectors for better performance to increase tax revenue

January-February 2017

<p class="credit">Illustration by Taylor Callery</p>

David R. Liu has harnessed evolution to lab experiments.

January-February 2017

<p class="caption"> A poster invites citizens to protect protesters from attacks at Maidan Nezalezhnosti, or Independence Square, in Kiev during the 2013-2014 Euromaidan protests.</p>
<p class="credit">Image courtesy of the Ukrainian Research Institute Reference Library</p>

One of the largest Ukrainian-language collections in the world, housed at Harvard

January-February 2017