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Articles: Research

Photograph of a flood Texas residential street

Winnie, Texas, is not considered to be in a floodplain. But coastal hurricanes have flooded the town repeatedly since 2008.

Photograph by Smiley N. Pool-Pool/Getty Images

Research

To protect against rising seas, local lenders are selling off risky mortgages.

7.1.20

Angela Merkel

Photograph by 360b/Alamy Stock Photo

The German chancellor will deliver the Commencement address on May 30, 2019.

12.7.18

Illustration by John Holcroft

Economist William Kerr argues for streamlining immigration to attract high-skilled talent from abroad.

January-February 2019

Wind turbines in Jaisalmer, located in the state of Rajasthan, which has the highest potential electricity generation in India, and is projected to experience the greatest declines in wind-power potential.

Photograph manx_in_the_world/iStock by Getty Images

Diminishing winds may be a harbinger of further climate-change damage to come.

12.5.18

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

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

Elsie Sunderland
Photograph by Stu Rosner

Elsie Sunderland traces the flows of human pollutants in the oceans. They come back to bite us.

July-August 2018

Matthew Meselson
Photograph by Constance Brukin

A symposium honors a scientist who championed biological and chemical weapons control.

6.1.18

Cones of the Chinese hemlock, Tsuga chinensis
Photograph by Wang Kang

 

The Chinese variety resists a pest devastating North American trees.

January-February 2018