Computer artwork by Alfred Pasieka/Science Source
Genes seem to play a role in determining sexual orientation, but it’s small, uncertain, and complicated.
Photograph by tornadochaser/iStock
The question is no longer if, but when and how.
Photograph by Dakota McCoy
Surprising research about highly adept birds making and using tools
The Institute for World Literature expands global scholarship.
Courtesy of Upsolve
Rohan Pavuluri and Upsolve help low-income families cope with debt.
Photograph courtesy of the Harvard Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments
New Harvard exhibit explores “Visual Science: The Art of Research”
Illustration by James Yamasaki
Two public-health veterans warn of new smoking risks, especially for the young.
Illustration by David Johnson
The lasting influence and limitations of John Rawls’s political philosophy