From left, Oliver McRae, James "Jacy" Bird, an ENG associate professor and Lena Dubitsky have been studying what bubbles can teach us about how microplastics, viruses, and bacteria aerosolize. Bird just put out a paper on his findings. The team worked in the lab, Wednesday, February 15, 2023. Photo by Jake Belcher

New Bubble Popping Theory Could Help Track Ocean Pollution and Viruses

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Photo: Alexa Knierim and Brandon Frazier of the U.S. perform during the pairs' short program in the World Figure Skating Championships in Saitama, Wednesday, March 22, 2023. A tall, white man wearing a grey and red themed figure skating outfit holds up a white woman with a similarly-styled figure skating outfit by her knee. They both have dramatic looks on their faces as they skate on the ice.
International Sports

BU Alum Is the First Woman to Head US Figure Skating

Photo: Griffin Post stands at a podium and looks to the audience. A white man wearing a black long-sleeved collared shirt stands in front of a podium where a silver laptop rests as he smiles and looks to the audience. To his right, a large screen shows a photo of a snowy mountain scene.
Gotlieb Center

How BU Helped Modern-Day Explorers Find a Lost Treasure on a Remote Glacier

Photo: A senor, Black woman wearing a light blue shirt, tan cardigan, and black pants, has a look of pain on her face as she clutches her chest in her kitchen.

Experiencing Racism Increases Black Women’s Heart Disease Risk, BU Research Finds