Mary Bushman, a research fellow in the Department of Epidemiology at Harvard Chan School, co-authored a recent paper that modeled variant threats.
Seven Rhodes Scholars from Harvard represent sciences, education, and social science fields.
Clones of a 73-year-old dawn redwood tree were planted at the residence of Harvard’s president to help celebrate the Arnold Arboretum’s 150th anniversary and honor its relationship with Harva...
After Ivy League COVID shutdown, players return to field with new perspective.
The assistant director of research at the Belfer Center’s Intelligence Project, Calder Walton talks about the recent U.S. intelligence report on the national security implications of
With offerings both familiar and new, several local food retailers are expanding dining options for the Harvard Community.
Inspired by family and tribe, Samantha Maltais plans a future focused on Indigenous rights, environmental justice.
A Harvard expert shares insight on the science and history of vaccine boosters and why we need them, speculating on a future that includes periodic COVID boosters.
Columbia Law Professor Sarah Seo traces the long history of sometimes violent bias cops have shown against Black drivers.
Study says that physical activity later in life shifts energy away from processes that compromise health and toward mechanisms in the body that extend it.
After having its doors closed for 20 months, Harvard Museums of Science & Culture has announced its in-person reopening Nov. 26.
Students will pursue degrees in physics, linguistics, social science, public policy at University of Oxford.
Long COVID’s laundry list of ills include skepticism and doubt often conveyed in the doctors’ office.
New Yorker writer Elizabeth Kolbert and Planetary Health Alliance Director Samuel Myers discussed whether humans can save the Earth during a “Weather Reports” panel hosted by the Harvard Divi...
They offer windows into the problems, questions, theories, arguments on students’ minds this semester.
Ahead of Harvard football’s annual showdown with Yale, two art historians got into the competitive spirit.
Filipino journalist and 2021 Nobel laureate Maria Ressa issues a warning about information warfare on social media, and what it may mean for democratic institutions such as free press and free el...
Harvard economist says economy is on right track, and there are few things he can try, but higher prices will eventually resolve themselves.
Education and industry experts say a large subset of students are not being fully prepared for STEM careers, listing ways to close the gap.
Fourteen campus proposals have been awarded President’s Office grants between $2,000 and $20,000 to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion at Harvard.
COP26, while a mixed bag, maintained progress toward global climate goals, says Rob Stavins.
On Friday, Krzysztof Wodiczko discussed the creative impulse behind his work during a pair of talks sponsored by the Graduate School of Design.
New research points to a well-known and widely available drug called disulfiram (marketed as Antabuse) as a possible treatment for COVID-19.
In Theodore R. Johnson’s new book, “When the Stars Begin to Fall: Overcoming Racism and Renewing the Promise of America,” he delves into the America’s racist history in search of solution...
The author and MIT professor Ritu Raman discussed the promise and ethical challenges of a lab-shaped future.
A typewriter belonging to John Ashbery now has a home in the Woodberry Poetry Room at Harvard, the late poet’s alma mater.
A second untreated person living with HIV shows no evidence of intact HIV genomes, indicating that her immune system may have eliminated the HIV reservoir.
In considering whether a robot could write a work of fiction, the computer science Krzysztof Gajos says it depends—trashy novel or a good one?
Researchers have developed an artificial intelligence-based method to predict the risk of atrial fibrillation within the next five years based on results from electrocardiograms.
Harvard researcher develops program to read any genome sequence and decipher its genetic code.
Young Black artist-animator Uzo Ngwu ’23 helps breathe life into film on trailblazing Harvard music historian Eileen Southern.
With a new level of accuracy, research has shown that a decrease in sodium and an increase in potassium may lower the risk of cardiovascular disease.
After dominating the music industry, albums fell out of favor as CDs appeared. But vinyl has made a comeback and is having its best year in decades.
The Chan School's David Canning wants to follow the cognitive performance of chess players over time.
Eight years in the making, the opera “Iphigenia” makes its worldwide debut in Boston.
History and literature seminar explores how certain qualities of voice, music, language, and other sounds have become signifiers of race.
Harvard-led team is learning secrets of regeneration through a method for manipulating genome, which allows a better view of workings of cells.
Harvard specialists say COVID-19 pills may cut hospitalizations and deaths and offer big boost to nations struggling with low vaccination rates.
Mass. General study uncovers potential new treatment strategy for disease.
Emilly Fan ’22, reporting from Glasgow, describes pledges and coalitions, mitigation and adaptation, taking to the streets and fringe music fests.
One hundred years after the discovery of insulin, replacement therapy represents “a new kind of medicine,” says Douglas Melton, co-director of Harvard Stem Cell Institute.
Baby teeth may reveal clues about the effects of childhood adversity, which research suggests is responsible for up to one-third of all mental health disorders.
Ashley Emann finds her place at Harvard as a military veteran.
An interview with HGSE Professor Nancy Hill and Lecturer in Education Alexis Redding about their book “The End of Adolescence: The Lost Art of Delaying Adulthood.”
Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics discussion underscores difficulties of reconciling views on guns and public safety in U.S.
A human Intestine Chip has helped identify drugs that can target GI symptoms associated with both the common cold and SARS-CoV-2 virus infections.
David Rockefeller Center panel details state of democracies in various nations across Latin America.
Answering Joseph Campbell’s ‘Hero with a Thousand Faces,’ Maria Tatar reveals multitudes in her new book.
Wall Street Journal reporter Jeff Horwitz, who led the expose known as “The Facebook Files,” spoke about what he learned from his unsparing look behind the curtain at the internet giant.
A group of scholars who met at Radcliffe in 2017 have formed a nonprofit aimed at deciphering whale communication.