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Articles: Research

A worker in Brazil sprays insecticides into a house to kill Aedes aegypti mosquitoes, which carry the Zika virus. 

Photograph courtesy of Marcia Castro

Research

Harvard researchers race to stem the disease’s deadly spread. 

5.8.17

From left: Martha Minow, Robert Darnton, and Samantha Powers

From left: Martha Minow, Robert Darnton, and Samantha Powers

From left: photograph by Ken Richardson, photograph by Rose Lincoln/Harvard Public Affairs and Communications, Photograph by Eric Bridiers

Eleven of this year’s 52 fellows come from within the University.

5.4.17

Willa Cather, finance expert

Photograph courtesy of the Nebraska State Historical Society

A Business School professor ties finance and humanities together.

May-June 2017

Photograph by Anne Cusack /los angeles Times/Getty images

Linguists have documented the ability of sign languages to do all the things spoken languages can do, using three-dimensional space instead of sound. 

May-June 2017

Kathryn Davidson discusses her research

Photograph by Jim Harrison

How linguists use sign languages to understand universal grammar

May-June 2017

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Recreating the Philosophy Chamber

May-June 2017

David Parkes and Francesca Dominici, co-directors of Harvard's new data-science initiative

Photograph by Kris Snibbe/Harvard Public Affairs and Communications

Unveiling a University research initiative

3.28.17

Sharmila Sen

Photograph by Spencer Lenfield

Sharmila Sen on making a life in the humanities. 

2.27.17

An anniversary overview of treasures through the ages

March-April 2017