Changing temperatures improves corn yield in U.S. — for nowAMERICA

Changing temperatures improves corn yield in U.S. — for now

he past 70 years have been good for corn production in the Midwestern U.S., with yields increasing fivefold since the…

A measure of success for groundwater storageAMERICA

A measure of success for groundwater storage

Seismic noise — the low-level vibrations caused by everything from subway trains to waves crashing on the beach — is…

COOL COURSE ALERT: Introduction to Urban AgricultureAMERICA

COOL COURSE ALERT: Introduction to Urban Agriculture

In Professor Melissa Metrick’s Intro to Urban Agriculture class, students literally get their hands dirty. Throughout the course, students nurture…

Promoting health equity may be good for businessAMERICA

Promoting health equity may be good for business

Efforts by the private sector have potential to close the gap in health equity in the United States. That was…

Probiotics and antibiotics create a killer combinationAMERICA

Probiotics and antibiotics create a killer combination

In the fight against drug-resistant bacteria, MIT researchers have enlisted the help of beneficial bacteria known as probiotics. In a…

Stanford unveils new Presidential Residencies on the Future of the Arts and welcomes international guest artistsAMERICA

Stanford unveils new Presidential Residencies on the Future of the Arts and welcomes international guest artists

Artists from across the globe come to Stanford to perform, create and engage. The 80-plus guest artists visiting campus this…

Scientists find clues to mystery of Williams Syndrome’s peculiar symptomsAMERICA

Scientists find clues to mystery of Williams Syndrome’s peculiar symptoms

Patients with Williams Syndrome often are extremely social and possess a remarkable affinity and talent for music. They also experience…

MIT alumnus William Nordhaus wins Nobel Prize in economic sciencesAMERICA

MIT alumnus William Nordhaus wins Nobel Prize in economic sciences

William D. Nordhaus PhD ’67, a scholar known for his work on the long-term interaction of climate change and the…

After the inauguration, the celebration.AMERICA

After the inauguration, the celebration.

Harvard has had only 29 presidents since its founding in 1636, 140 years before there even was a United States…

Chemist Carolyn Bertozzi on bridging chemistry and medicineAMERICA

Chemist Carolyn Bertozzi on bridging chemistry and medicine

Carolyn Bertozzi, a professor of chemistry, is best known for the development of bioorthogonal chemistry, a set of techniques that…