Illustration by Serge Bloch
A biological anthropologist explains why and how exercise works to combat senescence.
Harvard University Press releases a new book, Racism in America: A Reader, free online.
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Historian Alexander Keyssar on why the unpopular institution has prevailed
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Sociologist Roberto Gonzales on the predicament of undocumented young people
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Brief life of a multifaceted poet: c. 310 B.C.E. - c. 240 B.C.E.
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Marjorie Garber explores the word’s complexity and history.