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Green anole lizard

Photograph by PiccoloNamek/WikiCommons

Research

How the polar vortex produced rapid evolution in lizards

8.3.17

HarvardX project leader April Opoliner with Kolokotrones professor of biostatistics and epidemiology Miguel Hernán and teaching assistant Barbra Dickerman

Photograph by Stu Rosner

HarvardX transforms a popular course in epidemiology to serve a global audience.

September-October 2017

Illustration By Doug Panton

The combination of certain factors can determine whether a city is plagued with disease, or is a hub for innovation. 

September-October 2017

Illustration by Hanna Barczyk

Can a single molecule extend lifespan?

September-October 2017

A surgical technique designed to preserve proprioceptive signals after amputation should allow patients to sense the location of their prostheses, feedback that is often compromised by convential surgery.

Image courtesy of Shriya Srinivasan

Improved surgical techniques enhance prosthetic function.

September-October 2017

Professor Charles Lieber in his lab at 12 Oxford Street

Professor Charles Lieber in his lab at 12 Oxford Street

Photograph by Rose Lincoln/Harvard Public Affairs and Communications

The pioneering chemist of bio-compatible transistors and other nanoscale wonders receives Harvard’s highest faculty honor.  

7.20.17

The entrance to the Naples Conservatory retains its former title, “Royal Conservatory.”

The entrance to the Naples Conservatory retains its former title, “Royal Conservatory.”  

Photograph by Thomas Forrest Kelly

A day at the Naples Conservatory

7.19.17

Andrew Womack excavating within kiln at Qijiaping in excavation unit T1 on May 15, 2017.

Photograph by Rowan Flad

Field notes from a summer archaeological expedition

7.11.17

Photograph by Zmeel Photography /iStock

Photograph by Zmeel Photography /iStock

Berkman Klein researchers find censorship of Wikipedia is declining.

6.29.17