New York Times quoting Ann McKee, School of Medicine “In the last years of his life, the longtime football coach for dominating college teams wrestled with impaired speech, forgetfulness, lapses in concentration…” Expert quote: “It is likely that he had C.T.E. originally and that it may have contributed to the early onset of Parkinson’s.” View […]
New York Times Cheryl Knott, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences “Elizabeth Hunt Burrett, a mother from Australia, experienced a moment with an orangutan while breast-feeding her son at Melbourne Zoo last year…” Expert quote: “These events occur every two to six years, and are kind of unpredictable.” View full article.
New York Times Renée Spencer, School of Social Work “As teenagers make plans for the summer, several questions pop up…” Expert quote: “College-educated adults can help disadvantaged teenagers navigate unfamiliar systems, broker links to other adults, and provide concrete information their parents just might not have.” View full article.
New York Times Daniel Bullock, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences “The March for Science on April 22 may or may not accomplish the goals set out by its organizers. But it has required many people who work in a variety of scientific fields — as well as Americans who are passionate about […]
New York Times Michael Holick, School of Medicine There was no reason for the patients to receive vitamin D tests… Expert quote: “One is Dr. Michael F. Holick, a professor of medicine, physiology and biophysics at Boston University School of Medicine and a leading proponent of the idea that just about everyone needs a vitamin […]
New York Times Greg McDaniel, College of Engineering “It is the unofficial soundtrack of basketball, a noise consistently heard but rarely considered — rubber-soled shoes squeaking on the hardwood…” Expert Quote: “If you wave your hand through the air, you don’t hear it,” he said. “Why? Because you haven’t compressed air. The air sloshes around […]
The New York Times James Bessen, School of Law “The robots were Joe McGillivray’s idea…” Expert Quote: “We tend to think that automation, generally speaking, replaces humans, but really in the big picture that isn’t true.” View full article.
The New York Times Sudha Seshadri, School of Medicine “Older adults who started sleeping more than nine hours a night — but had not previously slept so much — were at more than double the risk of developing dementia a decade later than those who slept nine hours or less, researchers report…” Expert Quote: “We’re […]
New York Times Glenn Stevens, College of Arts and Sciences One afternoon last summer at BEAM 6, an experimental program in downtown Manhattan for youths with a high aptitude for math, a swarm of 11- and 12-year-olds jockeyed for a better view of a poster labeled “Week One Challenge Problem”… Expert quote: ““We don’t see […]
New York Times Remi Trudel, Questrom School of Business THE decorations have been put away, and mailboxes are now filling with credit card bills instead of holiday cards…. Expert quote: “It’s more motivating.” View full article