February 12, 2020
Whether they are targeting soybeans or dishwashers, computers or cheese, tariffs—once the minutiae of treaties—are making headlines. Traditionally levied to counter other economic factors, tariffs have become a weapon in our ongoing trade wars with...
February 12, 2020
Janet Conrad, PhD ’93, considered studying the stars as a child, but eventually decided to investigate something continuously produced by them: neutrinos. Through her research, Conrad has overturned the standard model's assumptions about these...
January 8, 2020
GSAS is pleased to announce the 2020 Harvard Horizons Scholars, who have been selected by the Harvard Horizons Faculty Fellows as representatives of the extraordinary researchers who make up Harvard’s PhD community. These eight students form the...
December 16, 2019
Neuroscience PhD Jess Kanwal says that our brain’s ability to combine taste and smell is just one example of how our brains are able to mix and match senses – with very interesting results.
December 9, 2019
Ryan Truby has created bioinspired soft robots that can squish, stretch, and feel their way around the world — and they have the potential to change how we understand robotics.
October 1, 2019
The Origins of Life Consortium fosters an interdisciplinary approach across disciplines to answer questions related to the origin of life on Earth and the presence of life on other planets.
September 5, 2019
CRISPR has emerged as a tool with the power to eradicate disease, and it is transforming scientific research throughout the world.
August 26, 2019
Imagine, for a moment, that you could forget everything you ever knew about the way our reality works. That two objects hundreds of miles apart could communicate instantaneously. That the act of measuring something could change what is being...
May 9, 2019
PhD student Hannah Cory says that nutrition education alone can't make teens healthy.
April 29, 2019
PhD candidate Scott Richardson wants to use food literacy to create a healthier, more equal world.

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