A social-science analysis of how Catholicism transformed Western culture
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Research in butterflies reveals how genes flow among species—and lead to tangled genetic trees
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Historian and philosopher Sarah Richardson interrogates the science of sex and gender.
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Kaelin is the forty-ninth Harvard faculty member to win the Nobel.
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Fewer cold nights could mean muted displays of fall color.
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The geophysicist has pioneered the understanding that sea-level rise around the globe will vary significantly depending on crustal dynamics and gravitational forces.
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The physics department confers its Loeb lectureship on an influential non-physicist.
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Genes seem to play a role in determining sexual orientation, but it’s small, uncertain, and complicated.