Type A influenza viruses are the only influenza viruses known to
have caused human pandemics. The steady advance of one such virus,
commonly known as avian flu, has brought with it fears of a new
pandemic. To date, no confirmed...
Discoveries in biology historically have been the province of
experimentalists. But advances during the past decade in sequencing
human and other genomes have brought forth a vast amount of data
that has led to the nascent but burgeoning field...
In June, Artist-in-Residence Jon Magnussen and Eric Maskin,
Alfred O. Hirschman Professor in the School of Social Science, sat
down to discuss their mutual interest in music and performance.
Highlights of the conversation follow.