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Research

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

2.7.20

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

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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

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Pippa Norris

Photograph by Stu Rosner

Harvard political scientist Pippa Norris chronicles the rise of populist authoritarians in Western democracies.

March-April 2020

Frank Hu holds a plate filled with food.

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Hu believes a plant-based diet can help feed a growing population in a healthy, sustainable way.
Photograph by Jim Harrison

Frank Hu confronts the triple threats of obesity, undernutrition, and climate change.

March-April 2020

Illustration of human torso with affected organs highlighted

Illustration by Darrel Rees

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

March-April 2020

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Friedman University Professor charged with lying about research ties to China

1.28.20

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Illustration by Jungyeon Roh

Can technology coupled with cultural understanding improve the health and wellness of the elderly?

January-February 2020

The Institute for World Literature expands global scholarship.

September-October 2019