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Articles: Research

A photomontage showing how, when a whole panther worm is cut in two, the parts heal, form regeneration, and then develop into two complete panther worms.

Srivastava hopes to learn how neoblasts persist and reawaken, and why human and other mammalian stem cells are limited in their regenerative capacities.

Courtesy of Mansi Srivastava

Research

Mansi Srivastava’s basic research seeks to uncover the origins of whole-body regeneration in animals.

6.9.21

A person wearing a mask standing in front of the COVID virus

Some patients experience lingering and debilitating symptoms after COVID-19.

Art by Niko Yaitanes/Harvard Magazine; images by Unsplash 

Some patients experience lingering and debilitating symptoms after COVID-19.

6.10.21

Emily Balskus

Emily Balskus

Photograph by Jim Harrison

Emily Balskus deciphers the human microbiome.

July-August 2021

Photograph of 60 Oxford Street, new center for quantum science and engineering

60 Oxford Street will be overhauled and outfitted with instruments required to accommodate research in quantum science and engineering.

Kristina DeMichele/Harvard Magazine

A large leap in the smallest science, decarbonization debates, admissions lawsuit

July-August 2021

An illustration of the crumpled front end of a car that has been in an accident with mountains that are the result of crumpling of Earth's crust, rising in the background

Illustration by Taylor Callery

The research provides insight into the way materials react to repeated strain.

July-August 2021

A photomontage showing how, when a whole panther worm is cut in two, the parts heal, form regeneration, and then develop into two complete panther worms.

Srivastava hopes to learn how neoblasts persist and reawaken, and why human and other mammalian stem cells are limited in their regenerative capacities.

Courtesy of Mansi Srivastava

Mansi Srivastava’s basic research seeks to uncover the origins of whole-body regeneration in animals.

July-August 2021

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Framing the news with our best articles on diet and health

4.28.21

A photograph of the exterior of 60 Oxford Street, which will become a hub for quantum science and engineering at Harvard

After renovation, 60 Oxford Street will become the hub for quantum science and engineering at Harvard.

Photograph by Kristina DeMichele/Harvard Magazine. 

Renovation of 60 Oxford Street will create a quantum hub where theorists and engineers work side by side.

4.26.21

Photograph of earth scientist Andrew Knoll at work in the field

Knoll in the field

Photograph courtesy of Andrew Knoll

Andrew Knoll on the planet’s past—and fraught future

May-June 2021