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Articles: Research

A photomontage showing how, when a whole panther worm is cut in two, the parts heal, form regeneration, and then develop into two complete panther worms.

Srivastava hopes to learn how neoblasts persist and reawaken, and why human and other mammalian stem cells are limited in their regenerative capacities.

Courtesy of Mansi Srivastava

Research

Mansi Srivastava’s basic research seeks to uncover the origins of whole-body regeneration in animals.

6.9.21

Emily Balskus

Emily Balskus

Photograph by Jim Harrison

Emily Balskus deciphers the human microbiome.

July-August 2021

Joan Donovan

Joan Donovan

Photograph by Jim Harrison

Scholars’ perspectives on a pervasive new threat

July-August 2021

Photograph of 60 Oxford Street, new center for quantum science and engineering

60 Oxford Street will be overhauled and outfitted with instruments required to accommodate research in quantum science and engineering.

Kristina DeMichele/Harvard Magazine

A large leap in the smallest science, decarbonization debates, admissions lawsuit

July-August 2021

Namwali Serpell

Photograph by Liz Hafalia/San Francisco Chronicle via Getty Images

The professor of English is also a novelist and a critic.

July-August 2021

An illustration of the crumpled front end of a car that has been in an accident with mountains that are the result of crumpling of Earth's crust, rising in the background

Illustration by Taylor Callery

The research provides insight into the way materials react to repeated strain.

July-August 2021

A photomontage showing how, when a whole panther worm is cut in two, the parts heal, form regeneration, and then develop into two complete panther worms.

Srivastava hopes to learn how neoblasts persist and reawaken, and why human and other mammalian stem cells are limited in their regenerative capacities.

Courtesy of Mansi Srivastava

Mansi Srivastava’s basic research seeks to uncover the origins of whole-body regeneration in animals.

July-August 2021

An illustration showing a donkey and an elephant, representing the Democratic and Republican parties, wrestling.

Illustration by Morten Moreland

Can election reforms end the crippling gridlock in American politics?

July-August 2021

Clockwise from top left: James Binnall; Brendon Woods; Premal Dharia

Screenshot by Harvard Magazine 

A prosecutor and a defense attorney say, “Yes.”

6.3.21