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Good health lasts later in life

July 30, 2013

This is what many people imagine old age looks like in America — a painful, years-long battle with debilitating disease, marked by a gradual loss of the ability to care for yourself, repeated stays... Continue reading

A year set to music

July 29, 2013

Friends often ask Matt Aucoin ’12 when he finds time to eat and sleep. It’s no wonder. Since graduating from Harvard last year, Aucoin has been in constant motion, performing and conducting in Italy... Continue reading

On the lighter side

July 29, 2013

Impressions of the Cambridge campus are rich with red brick and twining ivy. But a lighter side of Harvard exists, too. Marble, concrete, and dappled canopies give the University subtle shades and... Continue reading

A patio space transformed

July 24, 2013

Envisioning a green space as inviting and social as it would be operative and effective, students Ecaterina Dobrescu and Rebecca Bartlett of the Harvard Graduate School of Design (GSD) set out last... Continue reading

Lorna Daniells, 94, HBS librarian

July 23, 2013

Lorna Daniells, a prominent research librarian who worked at Harvard Business School’s Baker Library from 1946 until her retirement in 1985, died on June 11 in Bloomfield, Conn., at the age of 94.  ... Continue reading

Bacterial blockade

July 23, 2013

For decades, doctors have understood that microbes in the human gut can influence how certain drugs work in the body — by either activating or inactivating specific compounds — but questions have... Continue reading

Perfecting digital imaging

July 23, 2013

Computer graphics and digital video lag behind reality; despite advances, the best software and video cameras cannot seem to get computer-generated images and digital film to look exactly the way... Continue reading

Clues to cholera resistance

July 22, 2013

Researchers have long understood that genetics can play a role in susceptibility to cholera, but a team of Harvard scientists is now uncovering evidence of genetic changes that might also help... Continue reading