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Articles: Research

Icebergs at the end of the Ilulissat Icefjord, Disko Bay, western Greenland.

Icebergs at the end of the Ilulissat Icefjord, Disko Bay, western Greenland

Photograph by iStock

Research

Satellite data reveal the first unambiguous evidence linking a melting ice sheet to a predicted pattern of sea level rise.

9.29.22

A $200-million gift for the Salata Institute

September-October 2022

Illustration of two runners, one surrounded by components of a healthy diet, the other surrounded by high-sugar foods.

Illustration by Brian Gossett

Understanding “low response to training”—and searching for solutions for diabetics and others

September-October 2022

Illustration of a donkey turning a ship’s wheel away from high-rise apartment buildings in the background

Illustration by Phil Foster

The high costs of environmental, historic-preservation, and other good intentions

September-October 2022

Illustration of a two-car garage, with an electric vehicle on the left and an SUV on the right

Illustration by Vanessa Branchi

Targeting the wrong buyers—and producing more greenhouse-gas emissions

September-October 2022

Stephanie Gil

Stephanie Gil

Photograph courtesy of School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Crafting algorithms to optimize search and rescue operations, delivery drones, and more

7.5.22

Kareem El-Badry

Kareem El-Badry at the Mauna Kea Observatories in Hawaii

Photograph courtesy of Kareem El-Badry

Astrophysicist Kareem El-Badry challenges scientific mistakes.  

6.27.22

Harvard Medical School

Harvard Medical School

Photograph by Niko Yaitanes/Harvard Magazine

How much intervention is too much, or not enough, when addressing a politically and socially diverse population?

6.23.22

Jean Eric Salata, Melanie Salata, Adele Fleet Bacow, Lawrence S. Bacow

Jean Eric Salata, Melanie Salata, Adele Fleet Bacow, Lawrence S. Bacow

Photograph courtesy of Harvard University 

Vice provost James Stock to direct Harvard’s new Salata Institute

 

6.21.22