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A study led by Richard Wrangham, the Ruth B. Moore Professor of Biological Anthropology, has shown that chimpanzees learn certain grooming behaviors from their mothers that they continue to perform long after their mothers' deaths.

A mother’s influence

Study finds that mothers determine chimps’ lifelong grooming behavior


Amanda Pallais, Paul Sack Associate Professor of Political Economy and Social Studies, is the co-author of a recent study that found minority workers perform far less efficiently when working under biased managers.

When bias hurts profits

Working under prejudiced managers can prompt minorities to scale back efforts, study says


Cutting-edge scientific tools yielded images of the atoms in the material and monitored how the composition of the catalyst surface changes.

Catalyzing discovery

Three papers shed new light on how catalysis works, may lead to more efficient chemical processes


Harvard Square is one of the most walkable neighborhoods of Cambridge, offering a great deal of visual stimulation and several destinations in a small area.

Why city blocks work

Shorter is better, analysts say, but if they’re too narrow, people spend too much time crossing streets