Large social networks foster connections by erasing national, geographic, and even linguistic barriers. But when it comes to fostering cooperation, global connectivity leaves something to be desired, new research says. Read more about Where cooperation thrives
Harvard professor and Nas discussing Walt Whitman
Hip hop artist Nas and English professor Elisa New study Walt Whitman’s “Song of Myself” as part of New’s course “Poetry in America for Teachers: The City from Whitman to Hip Hop.”
The Piacenza Jazz Club in Italy is home to a music school. So when acclaimed pianist and singer Dena DeRose had down time before a recent show there, she perused the books in the teaching studio. Pulling from the shelf one jazz biography after another, she couldn’t find a single one about a woman instrumentalist. Read more about Trumpeting women in jazz
Advance in high-pressure physics
Harvard scientists announce they've created metallic hydrogen, which has been just a theory.
Discovering the humanities at Harvard
University’s brightest share their stories in video highlighting the value of studying art and culture.