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The cover of the January-February 1986 issue of Harvard Magazine

Research

 A Harvard botanist investigates mystic potions, voodoo rites, and the making of zombies.

10.31.17

Adam Aja, assistant curator at the Harvard Semitic Museum, works with three volunteers to make the resin cast of the Dream Stele of King Thutmose IV.

Click the arrow on the right for images of the replica and original Stele.

Courtesy of the Harvard Semitic Museum

A replica of the Dream Stele, part of Egyptologist Peter Der Manuelian’s efforts to revitalize the museum

11.8.17

The cover of the January-February 1986 issue of Harvard Magazine

 A Harvard botanist investigates mystic potions, voodoo rites, and the making of zombies.

10.31.17

Image by Jezperklauzen/iStock

Oral bacteria can lodge in the gut and trigger inflammatory bowel conditions. 

10.20.17

Claudine Gay, social science dean and Cowett professor of government and of African and African American studies

Photograph by Stephanie Mitchell/Harvard Public Affairs and Communications

The initative includes interdisciplinary conversation, annual symposia, and a postdoc program. 

10.17.17

Sunil Amrith

Courtesy of the John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.

A faculty member and two GSD affiliates are honored.

10.11.17

Cooking lessons at the French Cultural Center

Photograph courtesy of the French Cultural Center

Greater Boston’s cultural centers offer a lot more than language classes.

November-December 2017

The lenses of the Bruce telescope, mounted for display

Photograph by Jim Harrison

The telescope that helped define Earth’s place in the universe

November-December 2017

Illustration by Taylor Callery

Machine learning may raise the potential for predicting where—and when—an earthquake might strike.

November-December 2017