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Rhodiola rosea

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Research

Research links a Rhodiola rosea extract to enhanced memory.

10.24.18

Vamsi Mootha with an image from his lab showing thread-like mitochondria (green) moving within a cell.

Vamsi Mootha with an image from his lab showing thread-like mitochondria (green) moving within a cell.

Portrait and collage by Jim Harrison; image of mitochondria courtesy of Vamsi Mootha and the Mootha Laboratory

Probing the mysteries of mitochondria, Vamsi Mootha discovers new ways to understand metabolic disease.

November-December 2018

Illustration by Tim Ellis

Can public goods survive white flight?

November-December 2018

Illustration by Chiara Zarmati/Salzman Art

Altering one gene in a gut microbe transforms metabolism.

November-December 2018

Photograph by Martin Falbisoner/Wikicommons

Harvard Magazine Roundtable

10.12.18

Bruce Walker, Dyann Wirth, moderator George Q. Daley, Angela DePace, and Samir Mitragotri at a symposium titled “Life Sciences Innovation and the Future of Medicine.”

Bruce Walker, Dyann Wirth, moderator George Q. Daley, Angela DePace, and Samir Mitragotri at a symposium on “Life Sciences Innovation and the Future of Medicine.”
Photograph by Harvard Magazine

Eight symposiums highlight faculty research across Harvard’s schools and realms of discovery.

10.5.18

Jorie Graham’s challenging lyrics use language to give readers the experience of the poem. 

9.20.18

(Click to see full image) “Stop Police Killings, Selma, 1965,” by Steve Schapiro
Photograph courtesy of Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Richard and Ronay Menschel Fund for the Aquisition of Photographs. 2018.115

A fresh look at the writer’s work and influences

9.19.18

H. Luke Shaefer directs the University of Michigan’s Poverty Solutions—now partnering with Harvard to address economic mobility in Detroit.
Photograph courtesy of Poverty Solutions/University of Michigan

Joint efforts aim at alleviating poverty and fighting the opioid epidemic.

9.17.18