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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

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Photograph by Bernhard Staehli/iStock

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

6.23.17 | Research

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 | Science
Bacillus Subtilis

Bacillus subtilis

Image by Jezperklauzen/iStock

Harvard researchers review how gut bacteria can transform ingested compounds.

6.22.17 | Research

Post-Title IX, more women have entered competitive sports like basketball.

Courtesy of Schlesinger Library

How Title IX expanded women’s opportunities in sports

6.20.17 | Arts

An artistic rendering of the future WE ALL installation

Courtesy of the Graduate School of Design

The “WE ALL” art installation aims to foster connections between Harvard and Allston.

6.16.17 | News
President Drew Faust

President Drew Faust

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

6.14.17 | News

Tracy K. Smith

Photograph © Rachel Eliza Griffiths

The announcement comes at a busy time for the writer, who is at work on two operas and will soon publish her fifth verse collection, Wade in the Water.

6.14.17 | Literary Life

Latest News

 

Photograph by Bernhard Staehli/iStock

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

6.23.17 | Research
Bacillus Subtilis

Bacillus subtilis

Image by Jezperklauzen/iStock

Harvard researchers review how gut bacteria can transform ingested compounds.

6.22.17 | Research

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 | Science

Post-Title IX, more women have entered competitive sports like basketball.

Courtesy of Schlesinger Library

How Title IX expanded women’s opportunities in sports

6.20.17 | Arts

An artistic rendering of the future WE ALL installation

Courtesy of the Graduate School of Design

The “WE ALL” art installation aims to foster connections between Harvard and Allston.

6.16.17 | News
President Drew Faust

President Drew Faust

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

6.14.17 | News

Tracy K. Smith

Photograph © Rachel Eliza Griffiths

The announcement comes at a busy time for the writer, who is at work on two operas and will soon publish her fifth verse collection, Wade in the Water.

6.14.17 | Literary Life

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