Delivery Drones and Rotor-Powered Rideshares Sound Great—and Noisy

BU researchers with NASA funding will lead a multimillion-dollar, multi-institution project to help develop quieter vertical lift air vehicles

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Photo: Closeup of two hands applying wax to black skis. Blurry background shows a snowy scene.
Environmental Health

Skiers and Snowboarders Could Be Exposing Themselves to Harmful “Forever Chemicals” Without Realizing

Photo: The Tobin Bridge is shown over the Mystic River in Massachusetts. A large, cantilever truss bridge is shown over a slightly foggy body of water with a small line of boats docked underneath. The city of Boston can be seen in the distant skyline.
Climate Resilience

Climate Change Is Threatening the Mystic River Watershed—Can It Be Saved?

Photo: Kathya Correa Almanza (CAS’25), vice president of Alianza Latina, sits and poses on the floor of a brightly sunlit hallway. A young, Latina woman wearing a pink, orange, and white long-sleeved floral shirt and jeans, poses with one leg bent and arm resting on knee as she smiles for the camera.
Student Life

Keeping It Positive