Harvard Medicine News
Decoding COVID-19

What can genetics reveal about the coronavirus pandemic? A dozen HMS labs are on the case.

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Be the Change

Social justice is in sharp focus as HMS releases its diversity task force report and honors faculty and staff promoting inclusion within the community.

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State of Stasis

The discovery of neurons that control torpor could one day unlock a vast array of applications, such as suspended animation for space travel.

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Split Ends

Human genetic diversity wouldn't be possible without DNA crossovers in egg and sperm cells. Two new studies provide clues into how crossovers go right—and wrong.

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