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Headshot portraits of Harvard Law School students Anna Vande Velde and William Roberts

Harvard Law School students Anna Vande Velde and William Roberts
Photograph courtesy of Harvard Law School 

Research

A Law School report offers the City of Boston recommendations for reform.

3.18.21

Several Harvard Computers and Radcliffe students pose for a photograph together, seated at desks and sitting on the floor

Harvard Computers and Radcliffe students in 1925
Photograph courtesy of the Harvard Library Archives 

Alumni scientist-filmmakers bring the Harvard Computers’ story to the screen.

3.23.21

A grandson with his arm around his grandmother

Noah Evers ’22 and his grandmother Patricia Greenfield ’62, Ph.D. ’66

Photo by Lauren Greenfield ’87

A Harvard grandmother’s—and grandson’s—research

2.22.21

Proposed massing and configuration of new buildings on Harvard's enterprise research campus

Harvard development partner Tishman Speyer’s proposed massing and configuration of buildings for the first phase of construction on the Enterprise Research Campus in Allston.

From Tishman Speyer's Project Notification Form filing. 

Tishman Speyer details the first phase of the “enterprise research campus”—and points to a doubling of the project’s ultimate size.

2.16.21

A close-up photograph of Jupiter, including its Great Red Spot

The persistence of a giant storm on Jupiter—the planet’s iconic red spot—has perplexed scientists for generations.

Image courtesy of NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS

The gas giant’s storms could be driven by processes thousands of kilometers below the surface.

March-April 2021

An evocative illustration that incorporates musical notation into the familiar double helix of DNA

Illustration by Traci Daberko

Compact and persistent, DNA could one day compress all human knowledge into a 15-gallon drum.

March-April 2021

Photograph of Roxanne Guenette

Roxanne Guenette

Photograph by Stu Rosner

Seeking answers to science’s biggest questions

March-April 2021

Photograph of a stout middle-aged woman seated at her desk, writing

Bryant at work, captured in an undated photograph.

Image courtesy of the Museum of Comparative Zoology/Harvard University

Brief life of an underappreciated arachnologist

March-April 2021

Purple spruce cones

Photograph by William (Ned) Friedman

Re-engaging with nature alongside the director of the Arnold Arboretum

March-April 2021