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Articles: Research

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

Stephanie Gil

Stephanie Gil

Photograph courtesy of School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Crafting algorithms to optimize search and rescue operations, delivery drones, and more

7.5.22

Kareem El-Badry

Kareem El-Badry at the Mauna Kea Observatories in Hawaii

Photograph courtesy of Kareem El-Badry

Astrophysicist Kareem El-Badry challenges scientific mistakes.  

6.27.22

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

Jean Eric Salata, Melanie Salata, Adele Fleet Bacow, Lawrence S. Bacow

Jean Eric Salata, Melanie Salata, Adele Fleet Bacow, Lawrence S. Bacow

Photograph courtesy of Harvard University 

Vice provost James Stock to direct Harvard’s new Salata Institute

 

6.21.22

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

Photograph of Richard Evans Schultes at Chiribiquete conservation area

Schultes at Chiribiquete

Photograph courtesy of the Schultes Family and the Amazon Conservation team

 

Brief life of a pioneering ethnobotanist and conservationist: 1915-2001

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

President Bacow and Senior Fellow Lee on Harvard today

July-August 2022