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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

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

Photograph courtesy of Marcia Castro

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

5.8.17

Illustration by Michael Witte

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Illustration by Michael Witte

Roger Angell tees off, David Halberstam survives the Charles, and more

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/HPAC

Harvard outlines steps toward a data-science institute in Allston.

May-June 2017

Illustration by Paul Lachine

Illustration by Paul Lachine

Do workplace environments contribute to poor health for employees? 

May-June 2017

Illustration by Jude Buffum

Patterns of gene expression that appear to be inherited from one generation to the next are instead explained by in-utero exposures.

May-June 2017

Vadim Gladyshev

Photograph by Justin Ide/Harvard Public Affairs & Communications

 

New evidence strengthens the theory that aging results from molecular damage.

2.17.17

The flowers of Rafflesia arnoldii are the largest in the world.

Photograph by Jeremy Holden

Exploring the genetic mysteries of a gigantic parasite

March-April 2017