W.A. Harris talks about his new book, “Zero to Birth: How the Human Brain Is Built,” which illustrates how one cell develops into the complex operational centers that not only make us human, but also individuals.
May 11, 2022 • ~6 min
Researchers at the Joslin Diabetes Center and Harvard Medical School have found that grandmothers’ exercise habits likely impact their grandchildren’s health, a finding with implications for both propagating healthy habits and taming the obesity crisis.
May 10, 2022 • ~13 min
A Harvard expert challenges a new study that suggests there is little difference between eating a 300-calorie serving of french fries and a 300-calorie serving of almonds every day for a month, in terms of weight gain or other markers for diabetes risk.
May 10, 2022 • ~2 min