A new study co-authored by CAS astronomers indicates that the Sun, like a boat moving through water, likely forms a crescent-shaped shockwave—or bow shock—as it moves through interstellar gas.
A new study by CAS researchers shows that Walbachia, intracellular bacteria that infect invertebrates at pandemic levels, evolved to target their hosts’ stem cells.
Commencement 2013 was a special occasion, as we wished well this year’s graduating class. The weekend included 33 separate ceremonies for CAS/GRS. Click on the link above to see the highlights!
CAS researchers say that scientists should continue to focus on coral reef fish species in their search for answers to questions about how different social behaviors evolved.
According to CAS researchers, the traces of an ancient watershed in the Sinai Desert may hold clues to making sustainable agriculture possible in one of the driest places on earth.
Wiebke Denecke, associate professor of modern languages and comparative literature, discusses her critical role in producing the third edition of the Norton Anthology of World Literature.
Researchers from Boston University’s Department of Earth and Environment have found evidence that material contained in oceanic lava flows originated at the Earth’s surface more than two billion years ago.
CAS professors receive funding from the BU’s Office of Technology Development for their innovative work.
According to a new study co-authored by Assistant Professor of Anthropology Jeremy De Silva in the journal Science, our Australopithecus ancestors may have used a different approach to walking than previously believed.
A BU computer science student “hacking” team won Second Place Overall at the Clean Web Hackathon for developing software that helps mobile device users learn environmental information about their present location.