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Elizabeth Hinton
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Features

Historian Elizabeth Hinton probes the roots of a gathering crisis.

8.8.19

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A portrait of Stephanie Paulsell, interim Pusey Minister in the Memorial Church

Stephanie Paulsell, interim Pusey Minister in the Memorial Church

Photograph by Jeffrey Blackwell

Stephanie Paulsell is the successor, for now, to Jonathan Walton.

8.20.19 | News
A crow perched on a branch inside an aviary holds a stick tool in its beak during downtime from the experiment

A crow holds a stick tool during its downtime from the experiment.

Photograph by Dakota McCoy

Surprising research about highly adept birds making and using tools

8.14.19 | Science
The cover from the March-April 2001 issue of Harvard Magazine with an illustration depicting an anatomical drawing of a human surrounded by the different contributions to aging well, or not.

Click image to see full cover from the March-April 2001 issue of Harvard Magazine.

George E. Vaillant's generational research on Harvard men unveils the differences that distinguish the "happy-well" from the "sad-sick" in later life.

8.9.19 |
Teenagers watch a television screen showing a glamorous actress smoking.

Illustration by James Yamasaki

Two public-health veterans warn of new smoking risks, especially for the young.

8.8.19 | Science

In 1999, scholars, finance experts, an entrepreneur, and a journalist considered the emerging Internet. 

8.2.19 |

From left: Ashish Jha (at podium), Theresa Betancourt, Sural Shah, Jodi Berger Cardoso, and Sarah Sherman-Stokes

Photograph courtesy of the Harvard Global Health Institute

Stories from the front lines of the humanitarian crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border

8.1.19 | News

The lunar rock sits in the angled glass cylinder on the left (light reflecting off the glass gives the appearance of a white ribbon, along with the rock, inside the cylinder).

Photograph courtesy of the Harvard Museum of Natural History

A lunar rock and a moon landing’s fiftieth anniversary prompt a party at the Harvard Museum of Natural History.

7.30.19 | Museums and Collections

Latest News

A portrait of Stephanie Paulsell, interim Pusey Minister in the Memorial Church

Stephanie Paulsell, interim Pusey Minister in the Memorial Church

Photograph by Jeffrey Blackwell

Stephanie Paulsell is the successor, for now, to Jonathan Walton.

8.20.19 | News
A crow perched on a branch inside an aviary holds a stick tool in its beak during downtime from the experiment

A crow holds a stick tool during its downtime from the experiment.

Photograph by Dakota McCoy

Surprising research about highly adept birds making and using tools

8.14.19 | Science
The cover from the March-April 2001 issue of Harvard Magazine with an illustration depicting an anatomical drawing of a human surrounded by the different contributions to aging well, or not.

Click image to see full cover from the March-April 2001 issue of Harvard Magazine.

George E. Vaillant's generational research on Harvard men unveils the differences that distinguish the "happy-well" from the "sad-sick" in later life.

8.9.19 |
Teenagers watch a television screen showing a glamorous actress smoking.

Illustration by James Yamasaki

Two public-health veterans warn of new smoking risks, especially for the young.

8.8.19 | Science

In 1999, scholars, finance experts, an entrepreneur, and a journalist considered the emerging Internet. 

8.2.19 |

From left: Ashish Jha (at podium), Theresa Betancourt, Sural Shah, Jodi Berger Cardoso, and Sarah Sherman-Stokes

Photograph courtesy of the Harvard Global Health Institute

Stories from the front lines of the humanitarian crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border

8.1.19 | News

The lunar rock sits in the angled glass cylinder on the left (light reflecting off the glass gives the appearance of a white ribbon, along with the rock, inside the cylinder).

Photograph courtesy of the Harvard Museum of Natural History

A lunar rock and a moon landing’s fiftieth anniversary prompt a party at the Harvard Museum of Natural History.

7.30.19 | Museums and Collections

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An illustration depicts the torso of a patient as teams of tiny, Lilliputian physicians run tests and examinations.

Illustration by Richard Beacham

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Do patients who defeat cancer hold biological secrets?

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The “Rocking Horse Graveyard,” in Lincoln, Massachusetts

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(1 of 8) The “Rocking Horse Graveyard,” in Lincoln, Massachusetts— “It’s a fun, whimsical thing with a flea- market feel,” Ocker says. “But at night it’s one of the creepiest sights on the planet.”
Photograph courtesy of J.W. Ocker/OTIS

Explorations and Curiosities

Exploring New England’s more unusual sites with J.W. Ocker

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