Here Is the Deal With the Bionic Pancreas

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Here Is the Deal With the Bionic Pancreas

Time Edward Damiano, College of Engineering Managing type 1 diabetes is an all-day, time-intensive commitment, and scientists are hard at work trying to create one device to take the guesswork—and the hard work—out of keeping blood sugar stable in people with the disease. Now, they’re one step closer, thanks to Boston researchers reporting promising results […]

What Dreams Are Made Of: Understanding Why We Dream (About Sex and Other Things)

Time “Health & Family” Blog Patrick McNamara, School of Medicine Do they predict the future or simply rehash the past? By figuring out why we dream, researchers are hoping to nail down what the nightly cavalcade of images and events means… Expert quote: “During dreaming, the limbic part of the brain—the emotional part—gets highly activated […]

Afghanistan’s Big Tent Politics: TIME Explains the Loya Jirga

Time Thomas Barfield, College of Arts & Sciences Thousands of tribal elders from across Afghanistan will gather in Kabul on Thursday for a Loya Jirga, which is Pashto for grand council… Expert quote: “There are no losers, that’s the essence of the Loya Jirga. It’s a consensus thing. It’s not a question of two-thirds majority; […]