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Week of 14 December 2001 · Vol. V, No. 17

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BU geographers map carbon dioxide absorption of world’s

By David J. Craig

Scientists and environmental advocates for years have urged that nations be held accountable for the irresponsible destruction of forests. But until recently there existed no reliable way to measure the size or density of forests in remote areas.

Treatment of women varies widely in Muslim world, says prof

By Hope Green
Recent newspaper images of Afghan women, shrouded and faceless in their flowing blue burkas or joyfully emerging from cover as the Taliban regime was falling, are becoming etched into the minds of Westerners. Veiled and oppressed Muslim women are suddenly a compelling topic in the media: Time magazine recently devoted a cover feature to their plight.

"Rock the boat," Bill O'Reilly tells students at COM

By Brian Fitzgerald
"Caution: you are about to enter a no-spin zone," said Brent Baker when he introduced talk show host Bill O'Reilly on December 7.

ENG prof: Segway's maxed-out gyro will limit affordability

By David J. Craig
The new Segway Human Transporter is expected to be the most hyped high-tech product since the Apple Macintosh when it becomes available to consumers in about a year.

SFA mezzo-soprano hits a high note with Metropolitan Opera's new season

Campus Trolley: recipe for the making of a landmark

A cappella at BU blends entertainment with music biz
By Neil Plakey


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14 December 2001
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