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Illustration of human torso with affected organs highlighted

Illustration by Darrel Rees

Research

Researchers studying 95 million Medicare records find new fine-particle impacts in the blood, gut, skin, kidneys, and other organs.

2.7.20

Our editors curate their favorite literary stories in Harvard Magazine.

4.2.20

The blue regions are oil palm plantation, while the forest regions (yellows and greens) are colored by tree height, which is a proxy for carbon.
Image courtesy of Global Airborne Observatory, ASU Center for Global Discovery and Conservation Science.

The world needs tropical forests—but rainforest destruction continues unabated, and it may be even worse than you thought. 

4.1.20

In a paper aimed at fellow educators, David Malan reports on interventions designed to teach academic honesty in the wildly popular introductory computer science course he teaches at Harvard. 

3.23.20

Photograph by Karen Dynan

Karen Dynan
Photograph courtesy of Karen Dynan

The severe economic fallout, in context

3.19.20

photograph of Lizabeth Cohen

Lizabeth Cohen
Photograph by Stephanie Mitchell/Harvard Public Affairs and Communications

The urban historian is honored—for the second time.

3.18.20

Tommie Shelby, chair of African and African-American studies 
Photograph by Melissa Blackall 

Speakers discuss history, progress, hope, and home. 

3.3.20

Harvard Medical School Quad

Photograph courtesy of Harvard Medical School

As the novel coronavirus begins spreading in populations outside China, Harvard announces a collaboration with Chinese researchers to develop diagnostics and therapies for treating SARS-CoV-2.

2.23.20

A bright and colorful historical map of Boston with details of streets, buildings, and green spaces

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(1 of 5) Edwin Olsen and Blake Clark, The Colour of an Old City: A Map of Boston, Decorative and Historical, 1926
Map courtesy of the Harvard Map Collection

An exhibition maps the making of a metropolis.

2.18.20