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The past, present & future of the NPS

100 years ago this week, the National Park Service was born. First intended to preserve our county’s natural scenery and protect it from capitalism, the NPS has since evolved to do even more. American & New England Studies expert Ian Stevenson takes a look at the organization’s past, present, and future in a blog post.

Expert Media Alert — Juno spacecraft

After nearly 5 years of space travel, NASA’s spacecraft Juno will finally enter Jupiter’s orbit on Monday, July 4. Several Boston University faculty and research scientists are available to comment, one of whom was directly involved with a joint project with the Hubble Space Telescope and Juno. Experts available: John Clarke is a professor of astronomy […]

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 […]