GenderSci Lab finds more than biology influences COVID risk

The GenderSci Lab at Harvard finds that more men than women are dying of COVID-19.

Manisha Aggarwal-Schifellite • harvard
Aug. 18, 2020 ~6 min

coronavirus gender fas and-sexuality studies-of-women health-medicine history-of-science manisha-aggarwal-schifellite gendersci-lab mimi-tarrant sarah-richardson

In ‘Why Trust Science?’ Naomi Oreskes explains why the process of proof is worth trusting

Harvard Professor Naomi Oreskes, author of "Why Trust Science?," discusses the five pillars necessary for science to be considered trustworthy, the evidentiary value of self-reporting, and her Red State Pledge.

Jill Radsken • harvard
Oct. 22, 2019 ~13 min

 science-technology  climate-change  fas  jill-radsken  history-of-science  merchants-of-doubt  naomi-oreskes  red-state-pledge  why-trust-science

Harvard history professor traces the rise of psychiatric drugs

The Gazette spoke with History of Science Professor Anne Harrington about her new book, “Mind Fixers: Psychiatry’s Troubled Search for the Biology of Mental Illness,” which traces the treatment of mental disorders from its early years to the Prozac Nation of today.

Jed Gottlieb • harvard
June 17, 2019 ~10 min

 mental-health  psychiatry  biology  fas  health-medicine  jed-gottlieb  mind-fixers  anne-harrington  history-of-science  mental-illness