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Rhodiola rosea

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Research

Research links a Rhodiola rosea extract to enhanced memory.

10.24.18

Illustration by Phil Foster

Jill Lepore excavates the history of America, down to its bedrock values.

September-October 2018

Davis relaxing in 1910 at Devil’s Thumb, on the Continental Divide near Corona, Colorado

Photograph courtesy of the Houghton Library

Brief life of William Morris Davis, pioneering geomorphologist

September-October 2018

Fresh efforts to understand the writer’s history and craft

8.28.18

The worrisome distribution of the fruits of American economic growth

8.24.18

A 1944 map of the beaches of Iwo Jima, donated by a Harvard staff member who served in the U.S. assault on the island 

Courtesy of the Harvard Map Collection

Maps can be applied to straightforward ends; they can also be fanciful, surprising, or plain weird. 

8.17.18

Despite its toxic reputation, arsenic may play a key role in the battle against cancer.

8.9.18

The 2018 participants in the Global Health Delivery Intensive summer session

Photograph by Nilagia McCoy

A Harvard summer program provides a “lexicon” for healthcare professionals.

8.8.18

Photograph by SARINYAPINNGAM/iStockPhoto

The “glass ceiling” in the operating room

8.8.18