News & Features

Protesters Complain Police Used Excessive Force
Protesters arrested at Ferguson demonstrations in Boston said police used excessive force on mostly peaceful marchers. More
Little Different on Thanksgiving Despite Changes to Playoff System
Massachusetts has never been a place where traditions are kicked to the curb. Therefore, it comes as little shock that the revision of the high school football playoff system was hampered by a Thanksgiving Day tradition. More
Former BU Prof Shows Off Donor Arms
Will Lautzenheiser, who received a set of arms from an anonymous donor, and Simon Talbot, one of the surgeons who performed the surgery share a light moment on Tuesday at a news conference at Brigham and Women's Hospital on Tuesday. More
Community Servings This Holiday Season
Reporter Supriya Muppala enters a volunteer kitchen that believes giving back is a mission served all year round. Community Servings  More
Red Sox Reach for Stars; Patriots Tame Lions
The Boston Red Sox made one big signing this morning and are on the verge of making a second signing this afternoon. According to ESPN’s Gordon Edes, the Red Sox and prize free agent Pablo Sandoval reached an agreement this morning. More
AUDIO: Is US-China Carbon Emissions Agreement Too Soft, or Extreme?
The U.S. and China came to a historic agreement, as the two superpowers announced they will curb their carbon emissions over the next two decades. More
Explainer: Marijuana Addiction - Fact or Fiction?
In Tuesday's election, Alaska, Oregon, and Washington, D.C., voted to lift restrictions on marijuana. As the legalization debate continues, we offer this explainer on the question of addiction. More
Can the Fall Experimental Football League Survive?
There is a new professional football team playing in Boston this fall. BUNS reporter Alex Reimer examines if the Boston Brawlers can beat the odds, and survive. More
MBTA Green Line Changes On Track
Possible safety upgrades and improvements to the MBTA's green line may be coming your way in the near future. BU news reporter Justin Shrair has this story from Commonwealth Avenue, in Boston. More

Science

 
Merging Art, Science
For 30 years Daniel Jay has kept his science career and his art career safely hidden from each other. Like two electrons, they were to never meet.
Birding in Boston - What Urban Birds Tell Us
Scientists explore what urban birds in Boston can tell them about the local environment.
New Parkinsons Drug Shows Positive Results in Rat Study
The seven to ten million people suffering from Parkinson’s can attest that the diagnosis is a harrowing one, foreshadowing an ever-changing cocktail of drugs, symptoms, and side effects for life. But, a new drug may have changed that- for rats at least.

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