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Articles: Research

Photograph by Barcin/iStock


A new study quantifies the global impact of declines in a single nutrient in a single crop, and hints at wider impacts.


Illustration by Davide Bonazzi

Long-term investors fall to short-term thinking.

July-August 2019

Bridget Terry Long

Photograph by Stephanie Mitchell/Harvard Public Affairs and Communications

New HGSE dean Bridget Terry Long seeks to “expand, double down, and deepen our impact.”

July-August 2019

Ellen N. La Motte as a young woman

Courtesy of the Alan Mason Chesney Medical Archives of the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions

Brief life of a bold activist: 1873-1961

July-August 2019

Chinese refugees stream through the wrecked streets of Chongqing, heavily bombed by the Japanese from 1938 to 1943 during the Second Sino-Japanese War.

Photograph from Central Press/Getty Images

The parallel, perilous, histories of China and Japan

July-August 2019

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. 


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