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Research

Carbon released by thawing tundra is enough to double atmospheric CO2.

6.23.17

 

Photograph by Bernhard Staehli/iStock

Carbon released by thawing tundra is enough to double atmospheric CO2.

6.23.17

Bacillus Subtilis

Bacillus subtilis

Image by Jezperklauzen/iStock

Harvard researchers review how gut bacteria can transform ingested compounds.

6.22.17

Gull eggs and a recently hatched chick

Photograph by M.C. Stoddard

Adaptations for flight may have driven the shape of birds’ eggs.

6.22.17

President Drew Faust

President Drew Faust

An expected transition, as the University’s twenty-eighth president plans to conclude her service.

6.14.17

Paolo Benato and his research team designed exosuits like this one, worn by a study participant, to improve mobility.

Courtesy of Paolo Bonato

Two Harvard research groups design exosuits to improve mobility.

6.8.17

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

Can genes predict risk of mental illness?

July-August 2017

Andrew LeClerc in his home garden

Photograph by Stu Rosner

Harvard geneticists seek the biological basis for schizophrenia.

July-August 2017