Harvard symposium examines the science of longevity

A two-day symposium organized by Professor of Medicine Steven Grinspoon of Harvard Medical School examined the scientific, nutritional, and health-related aspects of aging.

Brett Milano • harvard
July 12, 2019 ~5 min

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Harvard geneticist: No population’s DNA is ‘pure’

Geneticist David Reich discusses DNA findings that show how migration shaped Europe and southern Asia, and that “No population is, or ever could be, pure.”

Brett Milano • harvard
Feb. 28, 2019 ~5 min

 science-technology  dna  genetics  harvard-medical-school  brett-milano  migration  hms  ancient-humans  david-reich

A seasonal guide to the arts in the Boston area

A guide to the arts in the Boston area for the chilly (and the warmer) months ahead.

Brett Milano • harvard
Jan. 22, 2019 ~10 min

 arts-humanities  liz-magor  once  a-dolls-house  american-repertory-theater  arts  bauhaus-and-harvard  bob-mould  brett-milano  fleetwood-mac  frida-kahlo  galactic  graham-parker  harvard-art-museums  hot-stove-cool-music  part-2  robyn  rolling-stones  small-mouth-sounds  spamilton-an-american-parody  steve-earle

Scott McCloud explains the serious business of comics

During Harvard visit, artist Scott McCloud explains how comics can promote a new way of seeing.

Brett Milano • harvard
Oct. 1, 2018 ~5 min

 radcliffe-institute-for-advanced-study  arts-humanities  brett-milano  comics  scott-mccloud  shigehisa-kuriyama