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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

Log-based cavities host nesting bees at the Arnold Arboretum.

Photograph by Jessica Lau

Greater Boston’s bee cultures

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

Illustration by Kasia Bogdanska

Could inflammation be the cause of myriad chronic conditions?

May-June 2019

Rafael Campo
Photograph by Stu Rosner

Rafael Campo’s compassionate care

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