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A coal burning power plant in Scottsdale, Arizona

Fine particle pollution, like that generated by coal-burning power plants, has been linked to increases in neurological disease.

Photograph by Michael Williamson/The Washington Post via Getty Images

Research

Hospitalizations for neurological disease rise with increases in fine particle pollution.

10.19.20

Headshot portraits of: Pardis Sabeti, Dan Barouch, Paul Ridker, David Liu, Marc Lipsitch.

Clockwise from top left: Pardis Sabeti, Dan Barouch, Paul Ridker, David Liu, Marc Lipsitch

Image collage by Niko Yaitanes/Harvard Magazine

More than a dozen Harvard faculty members are honored. 

10.22.20

Photograph of the cover of To Make Their Own Way in the World: The Enduring Legacy of the Zealy Daguerreotypes

Photograph by Fabrizio Amoroso/Aperture

Confronting “some of the most challenging images in the history of photography”

10.22.20

A coal burning power plant in Scottsdale, Arizona

Fine particle pollution, like that generated by coal-burning power plants, has been linked to increases in neurological disease.

Photograph by Michael Williamson/The Washington Post via Getty Images

Hospitalizations for neurological disease rise with increases in fine particle pollution.

10.19.20

Daniel Schrag and David Keith headshots over an orange background

Professors David Keith and Daniel Schrag

Some changes cannot be stopped, but reflecting sunlight back into space could slow their pace.

10.16.20

Scientific illustration of the SARS 2 virus over a backdrop of world currencies

 

Art by Niko Yaitanes/Harvard Magazine; images by iStock and Unsplash 

Economic damage makes a compelling argument for robust federal policies to reduce the spread of SARS-CoV-2.

10.15.20

The Harvard University Seal

A scholar and his student share their field’s best-known honor.

10.12.20

An abstract illustration of a branching tree shows the varying outcomes of government spending on programs that benefit children

Illustration by Mike Austin

Economic analysis of U.S. government spending shows that some social programs more than pay for themselves.

November-December 2020

Abstract illustration of an elderly man balanced on the edge of a half globe filled with brain gray matter

Illustration by Barbara Dekeyser

Dementia is decreasing in Europe and North America. Why not the rest of the world?

November-December 2020