A scholar and his student share their field’s best-known honor.
Illustration by Mike Austin
Economic analysis of U.S. government spending shows that some social programs more than pay for themselves.
Illustration by Barbara Dekeyser
Dementia is decreasing in Europe and North America. Why not the rest of the world?
Illustration by Mark Allen Miller
A portable, simple testing technology promises accurate breast-cancer diagnosis and treatment in low- and middle-income countries.
Photograph by Steph Stevens
How apocalyptic narratives help make sense of the modern world
Volunteer transcribers help make Harvard library documents accessible.
Coming to terms with climate change’s relentless, long-term fallout
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