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Genetic material from these two 8,000-year-old brothers, hunter-gatherers found near Leon, Spain, helped reveal an ancient migration across northern Spain

Photograph by Julio Manuel Vidal Encinas

Research

Ancient DNA reveals Bronze Age replacement of Iberian men, raising new questions.

3.14.19

Genetic material from these two 8,000-year-old brothers, hunter-gatherers found near Leon, Spain, helped reveal an ancient migration across northern Spain

Photograph by Julio Manuel Vidal Encinas

Ancient DNA reveals Bronze Age replacement of Iberian men, raising new questions.

3.14.19

Wanted: Big ideas from the humanities

March-April 2019

Illustration by Rocco Baviera

Advances in editing DNA propel consideration of the technology’s use in humans.

March-April 2019

Semma Therapeutics CEO Bastiano Sanna with Xander University Professor Douglas Melton, scientific founder of the startup. The company is working to commercialize a diabetes therapy.

Photograph by Jim Harrison

Robust licensing revenue and corporate alliances boost translational research.

March-April 2019

Amy Wagers

Photograph by Jon Chase/Harvard Public Affairs and Communications

The skydiving Forst Family professor studies the pathophysiology of aging.

March-April 2019

At Brigham and Women’s Hospital, physician Scott Weiner has worked to improve emergency-room guidelines for issuing opioid prescriptions.
Photograph by Jim Harrison

Medicine’s response to America’s largest public-health crisis

March-April 2019

A former pain patient warns against overcorrection in the rush to reduce opioid prescriptions.

March-April 2019

Enjoy an early spring stroll at Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary.

Photograph courtesy of Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary

Exploring nature through Mass Audubon

March-April 2019