News & Features

Running After Recovery, A Woman’s Goal to Cross the Finish Line
Dr. Judy Lytle ran the Boston Marathon just one year after battling cancer and raised $10,000 for Boston Medical Center. More
VIDEO: Boston Marathon Brings Electric Atmosphere to Newton
There was plenty of excitement and energy near Boston College in Newton as students, family, and friends gathered to cheer on the runners during the 118th running of the Boston Marathon. Andre Khatchaturian reports. More
Night Riders: Hundreds of Cyclists Bike Marathon Route at Midnight
The night before the race, about 500 bicyclists rode the route of the Boston Marathon. Many cyclists donned costumes and glow sticks as they streamed down the 26.2-mile ride at midnight. More
VIDEO: Kelly Greenberg Resigns as Women's Basketball Coach
Boston University women's basketball coach, Kelly Greenberg, resigned Wednesday amidst allegations of emotional abuse of players. Andre Khatchaturian reports. More
Runner Profile: Kate Giere Fundraises for Beth Israel
Kate Giere ran the Boston Marathon, raising $7,500 for Beth Israel Hospital after seeing the hospital's strength in 2013. More
Support From the Other Side: Double Amputee’s Foundation Aids Bombing Victims
Double amputee and two-time Ironman Scott Rigsby uses his nonprofit to aid Boston Marathon bombing victims in their road to recovery. More
Dreamfar Organization Trains Teens to Run
Dreamfar organization helps Boston teens get active and train for future Marathons. More
Saucony's Limited Edition Running Shoes
Saucony and the Marathon Sports store rolled out the green carpet to welcome the fortunate few who managed to snag a pair of the Kinvara 5 Boston Edition running shoes. More
Dana-Farber Team Races for World Without Cancer
VIDEO: The Dana-Farber Marathon Challenge team, more than 700 strong, will race again to raise funds in support of the battle against cancer. More

Science

 
Dr. Google is Full of Sh**
As the popularity of fecal matter transplants skyrockets, some researchers and doctors are worried we need to slow down and evaluate these treatments more carefully.
Feeling It
What modern video games could learn from their analogue ancestors.
The Striking Nature of Venom
Exposure to toxic venom hardly seems like a recipe for alleviating pain, but the proteins in snake bites and bee stings might represent a safer alternative to opioids.

Special Reports

JFK: A Death in Dallas
The nation paused to remember on the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, a son of Massachusetts. BUNS responded with special coverage from Boston, Washington and Dallas.
Marathon, Bombings
On a day that’s normally joyous as runners cross the Boston Marathon finish line, BU News Service switched from chronicling triumph to reporting a tragedy.
Inauguration 2013
BU News Service traveled to Washington, DC, to cover the second inauguration of President Barack Obama.