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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

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Recreating the Philosophy Chamber

May-June 2017

A portrait of Yellow Wolf circa 1909

Photograph from The Library of Congress

Brief life of a Native American witness to history: c. 1855-1935

May-June 2017

Illustration by Taylor Callery

Illustration by Taylor Callery

The chasm between elite academia and working-class Americans—and how to bridge it

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

Illustration by Whooli Chen

Illustration by Whooli Chen

Distraction seems to be the aim of a massive government campaign of fake social media posts.

May-June 2017

David Parkes and Francesca Dominici, co-directors of Harvard's new data-science initiative

Photograph by Kris Snibbe/Harvard Public Affairs and Communications

Unveiling a University research initiative

3.28.17