George E. Vaillant's generational research on Harvard men unveils the differences that distinguish the "happy-well" from the "sad-sick" in later life.
Two public-health veterans warn of new smoking risks, especially for the young.
In 1999, scholars, finance experts, an entrepreneur, and a journalist considered the emerging Internet.
Stories from the front lines of the humanitarian crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border
A lunar rock and a moon landing’s fiftieth anniversary prompt a party at the Harvard Museum of Natural History.
Every year, scientists use millions of animals—mostly mice and rats—in experiments. The practice provokes passionate debates over the morality and efficacy of such research—and how to make it more humane.
Researchers in the lab of Professor David Mooney have developed a wound-dressing design that works like embryonic skin to heal injuries rapidly.
“It’s kind of like when you go to the library to check out one book, but it’s actually the book next to the book you were looking for that was the important one. A syllabus sets up that opportunity.”
After a tumultuous semester, Mark and Mary Herlihy-Gearan take up the reins.
Researchers with metaLAB (at) Harvard will test a new course exploration tool that presents the curriculum as a rich network of connections.