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Illustration of a city downwind from a fracking well

Illustration by Matt Chinworth

Research

Harvard researchers find that fracking shortens the lives of elderly Americans living downwind of unconventional oil and gas wells.

6.6.22

Harvard Medical School

Harvard Medical School

Photograph by Niko Yaitanes/Harvard Magazine

How much intervention is too much, or not enough, when addressing a politically and socially diverse population?

6.23.22

David Reich standing in his Harvard Medical School laboratory

Reich, in his laboratory at Harvard Medical School

Photograph by Jim Harrison

Geneticist David Reich rewrites the ancient human past.

July-August 2022

Ibrahim Barry with a basketball on a court

After feeling down during the early months of the pandemic, high schooler Ibrahim Barry found inspiration and support from his family.

Photograph by Stu Rosner

Addressing the complexities of children’s mental health

July-August 2022

Design rendering of East Side Coastal Resiliency Project in New York City

Design renderings for the East Side Coastal Resiliency Project highlight its goals of physical and social resiliency: to protect citizens from floods and provide spaces to gather.

Project rendering by BIGNYC/Bjarke Ingels Group

A Design School class suggests how “social infrastructure” can meet societal needs.

July-August 2022

Illustration of a professional woman at home, holding a baby
Illustration by Jungyeon Roh

Why cutting jobless aid during the pandemic didn’t send workers scrambling for work

July-August 2022

Illustration of a city downwind from a fracking well

Illustration by Matt Chinworth

Harvard researchers find that fracking shortens the lives of elderly Americans living downwind of unconventional oil and gas wells.

July-August 2022

Steven Goldstein and moderator Christopher Li

Steven Goldstein, emeritus professor of government at Smith College, with moderator Christopher Li, director of research at the Indo-Pacific Security Project and fellow at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

Screenshot by Harvard Magazine 

The East Asian implications of the Russia-Ukraine War

5.4.22

The seven 2022 Harvard Horzions scholars

The 2022 Harvard Horzions scholars

Photograph courtesy of Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Ph.D. students discuss subjects from aliens to infrastructural aesthetics.

4.14.22