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Research

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

6.23.17

Bllanche Ames

Blanche Ames

Photograph courtesy of the Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University

Brief life of an intrepid botanical illustrator: 1878-1969

July-August 2017

Sarah Lewis
Photograph by Stu Rosner

An art historian on race and photography

July-August 2017

Faced with many candidates from the same party, as in the 2016 Republican primary, voters tend to choose celebrities.

Photograph by Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images

Why people vote for celebrities—even when they say they don’t want to.

July-August 2017

Illustration by John Holcroft

Domestic outsourcing, not globalization, has redefined employer-employee ties.

July-August 2017

Illustration by Jungyeon Roh

Studying how a movement went from activist activity to aspirational lifestyle

July-August 2017

The administration’s potentially costly misunderstanding about science

July-August 2017

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

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