NPR interviewing Jodi Cranston, College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences “Mapping Paintings is an open source website that allows users to map out the path and history of a piece of art…” Expert quote: “Well, the provenance is extremely interesting for the “Mona Lisa” because it doesn’t actually start in France.” View full […]
NPR interviewing Hershel Jick, School of Medicine “A one-paragraph letter, barely a hundred words long, unwittingly became a major contributor to today’s opioid crisis, researchers say…” Expert quote: ““This has recently been a matter of a lot of angst for me.” View full article.
NPR interviewing Remi Trudel, Questrom School of Business “People used more cups and paper when recycling was an option versus when they had to put them in the trash…” Expert quote: “We noticed that people were just grabbing napkins, like, way more than they needed…” View full interview.
NPR Alex Walley, School of Medicine “The trouble started for Lisa when she took a blood pressure pill and one to control seizures, along with methadone, a drug used to help wean patients off heroin…” Expert quote: “One way to think about this would be that an overdose is like a concussion, where you have […]
NPR Goats & Soda Sandro Galea, School of Public Health “In a suspected chemical weapon attack like the one in Syria on Tuesday, children are the most vulnerable targets…” Expert quote: “Children have fewer defenses.” View full article.
NPR Traci Green, School of Medicine Aetna, one of the nation’s largest insurance companies, says that starting in March it will remove what’s been a key barrier for patients seeking medication to treat their opioid addiction… Expert quote: “The prior authorization requirements have caused intense problems for treatment centers, said Traci Green, an associate professor […]
NPR Ashley Farmer, College of Arts & Sciences The streets of Washington looked vastly different the day after Donald J. Trump’s inauguration than they did the day-of…. Expert quote: “When we actually get down to representation or creating a list of demands or mobilizing around a set of ideas.” View full article
NPR Joseph Rezek, College of Arts & Sciences And let’s learn a little more now about a tune that we’ll hear twice at the inauguration later this month – once for outgoing President Barack Obama and once for incoming President Donald Trump… Expert quote: “The song was made very, very popular during the war of […]
NPR Kyna Hamill, College of Arts & Sciences The Christmas staple “Jingle Bells,” has been the subject of many arguments about its provenance… Expert quote: “Well, it turns out that the earliest performance I could find is in a blackface minstrel hall in Boston, a hall called Ordway Hall which was situated in the old […]
Boston Globe Ray Fisman, College of Arts & Sciences It can take decades for a country build up a name as a good place to do business, and the U.S. consistently ranks among the best. But some economists say its reputation for trustworthiness could be challenged if President-elect Trump makes good on threats to rip […]