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Research links a Rhodiola rosea extract to enhanced memory.

10.24.18

A panoramic shot of the Advanced Cold Molecule Electron EDM, a device in the laboratory of Silsbee professor of physics John Doyle that is designed to make measurements of the quantum physical behavior of electrons so precise that the results could change understanding of the Standard Model of particle physics.
Photograph courtesy of John Doyle/Harvard Research Center for Quantum Optics

Harvard thinks bigger about the odd realm of matter at the very smallest scale.

11.14.18

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Foundation of Len Blavatnik, M.B.A. ’89, makes record pledge for basic and applied science.

11.8.18

David Reich

Photograph by Stephanie Mitchell/Harvard Public Affairs and Communications

Can advances in DNA sequencing help explain what makes us human? 

10.30.18

Rhodiola rosea

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Research links a Rhodiola rosea extract to enhanced memory.

10.24.18

Illustration by Dan Page

Sandeep Datta says the brain composes behavior from pre-existing “syllables.”

November-December 2018

Studies of the dynamic molecular interactions in metabolism point to a central role for mitochondria.

November-December 2018

Vamsi Mootha with an image from his lab showing thread-like mitochondria (green) moving within a cell.

Vamsi Mootha with an image from his lab showing thread-like mitochondria (green) moving within a cell.

Portrait and collage by Jim Harrison; image of mitochondria courtesy of Vamsi Mootha and the Mootha Laboratory

Probing the mysteries of mitochondria, Vamsi Mootha discovers new ways to understand metabolic disease.

November-December 2018

Illustration by Chiara Zarmati/Salzman Art

Altering one gene in a gut microbe transforms metabolism.

November-December 2018