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Articles: Research

Illustration by Robert Neubecker


What the rare bright spots in American high-school education teach


Coming together: Greater Boston biomedical and life-sciences panelists (from left) Eric Lander (Broad Institute), Vasant Narasimhan (Novartis), and Laurie Glimcher (Dana-Farber Cancer Institute), with moderator Susan Hockfield (MIT)

Photograph by Kris Snibbe/Harvard Public Affairs and Communications

A $200-million gift from the Blavatnik Family Foundation paves the way.

January-February 2019

Photograph by Amélie Benoist/Science Source

Daniela Lamas and the practice of post-ICU care

January-February 2019

Illustration by Taylor Callery

Ethics and the dawn of decision-making machines

January-February 2019

Illustration by OstapenkoOlena/iStock by Getty

And the problem of bias

January-February 2019

Yaron Singer

Photograph courtesy of Yaron Singer

Vulnerabilities to manipulation

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.


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.


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