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A woman seated on a stool wearing traditional Mongolian garb milks a yak.

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(1 of 3) Yak milking continues in Mongolia today.

Photograph courtesy of Christina Warinner

Research

Ancient dental plaque points to the historical significance of dairy culture on the Eurasian Steppe.

8.6.20

Black journalist Claudia Jones on the phone in the offices of the “West Indian Gazette” in London

Jones at work in the offices of the West Indian Gazette in Brixton, South London, in 1962

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Brief life of an intersectional activist: 1915-1964

September-October 2020

At Home with Harvard: Harvard in the World

Harvard Magazine’s coverage of the University’s expanding global reach

7.7.20

Beds were set up for Spanish flu patients outside the Harvard-affiliated Peter Bent Brigham Hospital in 1918.
Photograph courtesy of the Brigham and Women's Hospital Archives

Fall semester interrupted, a century ago

6.23.20

Bill Clinton with Yasser Arafat, King Hussein, and Benjamin Netanyahu, October 1, 1996, at the White House

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(1 of 4) Bill Clinton with Yasser Arafat, King Hussein, and Benjamin Netanyahu, October 1, 1996, at the White House

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On restoring American leadership through diplomacy

July-August 2020

A yellow cab turns through an intersection directed by a police officer

Essential workers at highest risk of SARS-CoV-2  infection include cab drivers and police officers. 
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Nearly half of early COVID-19 transmission was work-related—a cautionary note as the economy reopens.

5.19.20

Activity tracking to identify the at-risk elderly, and China’s offshore windfarm potential 

May-June 2020

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

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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