The love lives of fruit flies

Research may yield valuable insights into addiction disorders and depression

Read story

Red all about it

Splashes of crimson are found throughout campus

Hitchhiking his way to better drug delivery

Samir Mitragotri harnesses blood cells to help nanoparticles cross biological barriers

The Harvard-Yenching Library

140 years, 1.4 million volumes, and the most comprehensive collection for East Asian studies in the Western world

Events

Thursday, July 19, 2018, 8:00pm - 10:00pm

The Story Collider

Thursday, July 19, 2018, 7:30pm - 10:00pm

MicroChefs: An Evening for Curious Adults

Video

Mindfulness research probes depression benefits

Gaelle Desbordes, a researcher at Massachusetts General Hospital and instructor in radiology at Harvard Medical School, is probing mindfulness meditation’s effect on depression.

“Sing Out, March On” at Harvard Commencement

Joshuah Campbell '16 and Harvard friends perform “Sing Out, March On”—a powerful tribute to John Lewis, Harvard's Commencement speaker.

Latest Harvard Gazette News

Medical School grad takes family values to work

The eldest of three children in a Mexican-American family in Texas, Jessica Ruiz, M.D. ’18, resumes caretaker role as she pursues pediatrics.

Gallery of Harvard scenes puts accent on red

Harvard and crimson are synonymous. But all over campus, brighter shades of red abound, too.

Crossing biological barriers for better drug delivery

Researchers set out to develop a system that could help prevent nanoparticles from being cleared from the blood before they get to their target tissues. …

Lauren Groff on Florida as a state of mind

The Gazette spoke with fiction writer and Radcliffe fellow Lauren Groff about subversive prose, mothers and children, and crafting a vivid sense of place.

News from Around Harvard

The Sobering Reasons Congress Must Step Up On Arms Control

Jul 19, 2018Congress is asserting itself by passing additional sanctions to hold Russia accountable for its meddling in U.S. elections. …

What research says about how bad information spreads online

In an article that originally appeared in Harvard Business Review, we explain what scholars know to date about the reach and impact of bad online information and what works to prevent and stop it. …

How to Make an AI Project More Likely to Succeed

Start by having a clear sense of its goals.

Task Shifting Could Help Lower Costs in U.S. Health Care

Three examples from India show how.

The Productivity Booster You Have in Your Pocket, But Probably Don’t Use

Most of us aren’t teaching our intelligent assistants how to be helpful.

How long will my hip or knee replacement last?

Anyone who needs a knee or hip replacement wants to know if it will be permanent, or if the replacement will need to be replaced at some point. …

It’s Time to Make Business School Research More Relevant

And it will require big changes in how professors are evaluated.