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Experts take strong stance on testosterone deficiency, treatment

Science Daily Abdulmaged Traish, School of Medicine In an effort to address widespread concerns related to testosterone deficiency (TD) and its treatment with testosterone therapy, a group of international experts has developed a set of resolutions and conclusions to provide clarity for physicians and patients… Expert quote: “The medical and scientific communities are still largely […]

Boston University Awards Full-Tuition Medeiros Scholarships to 10 Archdiocesan High School Graduates

For Immediate Release: June 17, 2016 Contact: Margaret Waterman, 617-353-2240, mhw@bu.edu Boston University Awards Full-Tuition Medeiros Scholarships to 10 Archdiocesan High School Graduates (Boston) — Boston University (BU) awarded ten students among the graduating seniors of the parochial high schools in the Archdiocese of Boston four-year, full-tuition scholarships through the Cardinal Medeiros Scholarship Program at a May […]

Bump Hunters

Boston University physicists are currently sifting through the shrapnel of proton collisions made by the biggest machine on Earth: the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) in Switzerland. These experiments are looking for signs of particles that have never been seen before. “The best thing that could happen is that we’ll discover a whole set of new […]

Unraveling Alzheimer’s disease

Alzheimer’s disease is an epidemic. It attacks the brain’s nerve cells, causing memory loss, behavioral changes, confusion, and deterioration of language skills. It affects more than five million Americans 65 and older, and that is expected to increase to 13.8 million by 2050 unless science finds a treatment. Five BU researchers are hard at work to […]

BU study measures impact of gun control laws

A study led by BU School of Public Health researchers published in The Lancet found that three laws already on the books in some states could reduce gun deaths by more than 80 percent if implemented nationally. Laws requiring firearm identification through ballistic imprinting or microstamping were found to reduce the projected mortality risk by 84 […]

Professor Voices — One professor’s fight to help the children of incarcerated parents

One professor’s fight to help the children of incarcerated parents For College of General Studies professor Megan Sullivan, it’s personal. By Megan Sullivan When I was ten years old my father, a lawyer, was incarcerated. He was what some people call a “white collar criminal” and spent two years in prison. Because I come from a […]

#AppleVsFBI: Who is right?

Who should prevail in the battle between Apple, Inc. and the Federal Bureau of Investigation? Apple, says Boston University College of Arts & Sciences professor and cybersecurity expert Sharon Goldberg. In an interview with BU Research, Goldberg said if Apple were to create software to help unlock the iPhone, it would weaken American cybersecurity. Read the BU Research […]

Professor Voices — Super Tuesday results, analyzed in Massachusetts and beyond

Super Tuesday has come and gone, and Massachusetts voters (as well as voters from 11 other states and American Samoa) have spoken their minds. Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton came out largely victorious, but Ted Cruz and Bernie Sanders notched some victories as well. What does this mean for Massachusetts, and for the election going […]