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Articles: Research

Illustration by Jason Ford


Interventions that mobilize family support networks have powerful effects.


Tomiko Brown-Nagin

Photograph by Kris Snibbe/Harvard Public Affairs and Communications

The legal historian will become dean on July 1. 


Dean Stanley Shaw and Dr. Deborah Schrag

From left: Courtesy of Stanley Shaw and Deborah Schrag

Physicians bring data science to bear on patient health and wellness information.

May-June 2018

Click to see full image of the Ziegler models.
Photograph by Jim Harrison

Artifacts of embryology

May-June 2018

Linnea Olson, shown with her dog, Kumo, has survived 13 years with lung cancer.

Photograph by Jim Harrison

Using precision medicine, Harvard researchers target cancer.

May-June 2018

At Jefferson Laboratory, Nobel Prize winners gather to remember one of their own.


Illustration by Peter Horvath

Steven Pinker’s Enlightenment Now defends science from modern-day foes.

March-April 2018

Illustration by Daniel Baxter

Research with infants suggests the ability to understand abstract relationships.

March-April 2018

Illustration by Marina Micheli

Mate choice is often controlled by genetics, but sometimes culture plays a role.

March-April 2018