Class by class, lecture by lecture, question asked by question answered, an education is built. This is one of a series of visits to one class, on one day, in search of those building blocks at BU. The wedding photo didn’t exactly shout “happily ever after.” The somber-faced bride and groom stood next to each […]
Condoms are a cheap, universally accessible means of preventing unwanted pregnancy and reducing the spread of HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases. But condoms aren’t nearly as effective as they should be for one stark reason: most men don’t like using them. So as part of its ongoing Grand Challenges Explorations Programs, the Bill and […]
The end of the semester—yes, finals’ time—is a perfect time to meet new friends, especially if they’re the furry four-legged kind—like Georgie, an energetic yellow lab who summers in the Outer Banks, and Clark, a French bulldog who describes himself on Facebook as “the Lady Gaga of the canine community.” Clark and Georgie will be […]
CAS biologist Les Kaufman discusses the system-focused approach to conservation he and a team of researchers are working on to help protect the ecosystem at Cambodia's Tonle Sap Lake, the country’s primary source for fish, rice, and protein.
Strip away all the rhetoric, and the November 23 agreement with the Islamic Republic of Iran over its nuclear program emerges as an exercise in realism. It recognizes that three decades of enmity and distrust will not be erased overnight, nor can the knowledge of how to make a nuclear weapon be destroyed. This interim […]