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Articles: Research

Illustrated portrait of John Rawls

Illustration by David Johnson

Research

The lasting influence and limitations of John Rawls’s political philosophy

8.8.19

Illustration by Davide Bonazzi

Long-term investors fall to short-term thinking.

July-August 2019

Bridget Terry Long

Photograph by Stephanie Mitchell/Harvard Public Affairs and Communications

New HGSE dean Bridget Terry Long seeks to “expand, double down, and deepen our impact.”

July-August 2019

Jack Szostak, in his lab at Massachusetts General Hospital, holds a model of a nucleic acid.

Jack Szostak, in his lab at Massachusetts General Hospital, holds a model of a nucleic acid.

Photograph by Jim Harrison

Jack Szostak’s pursuit of the biggest questions on Earth

July-August 2019

Szostak earns praise from peers

July-August 2019

Ellen N. La Motte as a young woman

Courtesy of the Alan Mason Chesney Medical Archives of the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions

Brief life of a bold activist: 1873-1961

July-August 2019

Stuart Schreiber sits “where I go to talk to my mother,” by the memorial paver that he had installed for her at Boston’s Rose Kennedy Greenway.

Photograph by Jim Harrison

 

 

A scientist discovers his own family’s secrets.

July-August 2019

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Pablo Picasso’s Les Demoiselles d’Avignon, 1907
©2019 Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artist Rights Society (ARS), New York. Image from the Bridgeman Art Library

A Harvard scholar presents the “untold origins of a modern masterpiece.”

July-August 2019

Chinese refugees stream through the wrecked streets of Chongqing, heavily bombed by the Japanese from 1938 to 1943 during the Second Sino-Japanese War.

Photograph from Central Press/Getty Images

The parallel, perilous, histories of China and Japan

July-August 2019