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Research

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

7.9.19

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.

7.9.19

Illustration by Dan Page

The largest-ever study of twins quantifies the respective influence of genes and environment on specific diseases.

July-August 2019

A European roe deer caught by researchers’ cameras

Image courtesy of Nathan Ranc

Ecologists aim to understand how deer form their home ranges.

July-August 2019

Jack Szostak, in his lab at Massachusetts General Hospital, holds a model of a nucleic acid.

Jack Szostak, in his lab at Massachusetts General Hospital, holds a model of a nucleic acid.

Photograph by Jim Harrison

Jack Szostak’s pursuit of the biggest questions on Earth

July-August 2019

Szostak earns praise from peers

July-August 2019

Stuart Schreiber sits “where I go to talk to my mother,” by the memorial paver that he had installed for her at Boston’s Rose Kennedy Greenway.

Photograph by Jim Harrison

 

 

A scientist discovers his own family’s secrets.

July-August 2019

Hansjörg Wyss

Hansjörg Wyss

Courtesy of The Wyss Foundation

A third round of funding by one of Harvard's leading donors

6.7.19

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