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Research

What the rare bright spots in American high-school education teach

4.5.19

Meredith Rosenthal (center) spoke about pharmaceutical marketing's role in the opioid crisis. She is  Gray professor of health economics at the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health. 

Photograph by Keith Tolman

A joint Harvard-University of Michigan summit addresses opioids stigma, drug marketing, and race. 

5.14.19

Illustration by Robert Neubecker

What the rare bright spots in American high-school education teach

May-June 2019

Illustration by Dave Cutler

Corporate reports contain clues to predicting a firm’s future performance.

May-June 2019

Illustration by David Plunkert

Ben Green warns against simple technological solutions for complex problems.

May-June 2019

Modern psychiatrists revived the effort to link mental illness to biology, begun in the 1840s by scientists like Emil Kraepelin.

Photograph Wikipedia/Public Domain

A history of psychiatry’s troubled search for the biology of mental illness

May-June 2019

Howard Gardner and Wendy Fischman, now analyzing interviews from 10 campuses

Photograph courtesy of Howard Gardner

Howard Gardner and colleagues release a seven-year study of higher education in the twenty-first century.

May-June 2019

Genetic material from these two 8,000-year-old brothers, hunter-gatherers found near Leon, Spain, helped reveal an ancient migration across northern Spain

Photograph by Julio Manuel Vidal Encinas

Ancient DNA reveals Bronze Age replacement of Iberian men, raising new questions.

3.14.19

Wanted: Big ideas from the humanities

March-April 2019