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Articles: Research

Green anole lizard

Photograph by PiccoloNamek/WikiCommons

Research

How the polar vortex produced rapid evolution in lizards

8.3.17

The world’s most famous fruit-plucking: detail from Hugo van der Goes, The Fall (after 1479)

Painting detail from Bridgeman Images

Stephen Greenblatt explores the myths and meanings of Adam and Eve.

September-October 2017

Yale-NUS, an ambitious Singapore-based experiment in liberal arts, is built around this central courtyard.

Photograph courtesy of Yale-NUS

Yale-NUS, Nicholas Lemann, and Minerva remodel liberal arts for the twenty-first century.

July-August 2017

Sarah Lewis
Photograph by Stu Rosner

An art historian on race and photography

July-August 2017

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