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Research

New research proves that couples should spend money to increase quality time spent together.

2.14.18

Silhouette by Joseph Cranston Jones from The Tree Named John by John B. Sale, The University of North Carolina Press, 1929

The power and legacy of African-American folktales

March-April 2018

Theresa McCulla in the archives center of the Smithsonian National Museum of American History

Photograph by T.J. Kirkpatrick

A historian tracks the craft-beer boom, and the evolution of American taste.

March-April 2018

From improvements in supply chain management to milk without a cow, Food-X offers a glimpse of the culinary future.

March-April 2018

Dan Voytas, Calyxt's chief scientific adviser and co-inventor of TALEN, a gene-editing technique

Photograph by Thomas Strand

Scientists are tweaking plant genomes so that food crops grow better, especially under conditions of stress.

March-April 2018

At Indigo Ag’s Charlestown headquarters, technicians track plant growth,…

Photograph by Jim Harrison

Abundant food and better than ever?

March-April 2018

Boston Children’s Hospital physician-in-chief Mary Ellen Avery at work in the mid 1970s
Photograph copyright Georgia Litwack

Brief life of a groundbreaking neonatologist: 1927-2011

March-April 2018

Alain Locke in an undated photograph

Photograph courtesy of Moorland-Spingarn Research Center/Howard University

Rediscovering Alain Locke and the project of black self-realization

March-April 2018

Tom Nichols
Photograph by Stu Rosner

Tom Nichols dissects the dangerous antipathy to expertise.

March-April 2018