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Yaron Singer

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Research

Vulnerabilities to manipulation

12.6.18

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Foundation of Len Blavatnik, M.B.A. ’89, makes record pledge for basic and applied science.

11.8.18

David Reich

Photograph by Stephanie Mitchell/Harvard Public Affairs and Communications

Can advances in DNA sequencing help explain what makes us human? 

10.30.18

Rhodiola rosea

Photograph by Ideas_Studio/iStock

Research links a Rhodiola rosea extract to enhanced memory.

10.24.18

 Maurice Lalau image for “The Juggler of Notre Dame,” by Anatole France (1924)

(Click on arrow at right to see a gallery of images.) Maurice Lalau image for “The Juggler of Notre Dame,” by Anatole France (1924)

Image courtesy of Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection

A Dumbarton Oaks exhibition connects “an enchanted past” to the human condition.

November-December 2018

(Click on arrow at right to see a gallery of images.) The stained-glass image of the juggler, commissioned for the exhibition, from Atelier Miller, at the entry to Dumbarton Oaks

Image courtesy of Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection

“Juggling” literary history at Dumbarton Oaks

10.16.18

Illustration by Dan Page

Sandeep Datta says the brain composes behavior from pre-existing “syllables.”

November-December 2018

Studies of the dynamic molecular interactions in metabolism point to a central role for mitochondria.

November-December 2018

Vamsi Mootha with an image from his lab showing thread-like mitochondria (green) moving within a cell.

Vamsi Mootha with an image from his lab showing thread-like mitochondria (green) moving within a cell.

Portrait and collage by Jim Harrison; image of mitochondria courtesy of Vamsi Mootha and the Mootha Laboratory

Probing the mysteries of mitochondria, Vamsi Mootha discovers new ways to understand metabolic disease.

November-December 2018