Human Health Is Suffering Because of Climate Change
Public health experts at BU and Harvard are teaming up to diversify and expand the global network of climate and health researchers to reach better solutions.
Tweets, Ads, and Lies: Researchers Are Fighting against Climate Misinformation
Massachusetts’ deputy climate chief joins BU symposium on research aiming to track—and fight back against—climate lies.
Ji-Xin Cheng Is BU’s 2022 Innovator of the Year
Cheng was chosen for his innovations in biomedical engineering, including inventing a treatment for MRSA and imaging molecules inside living cells.
How to Help Kids Become Better Readers
BU researchers identify solutions to improve reading and literacy skills and help children struggling with reading.
How Will Anti-Trans Laws Impact Transgender and Gender-Diverse Youth Mental Health?
As states ban gender-affirming care and participation in sports, BU study finds more than half of trans and gender-diverse kids report depression and self-harm—but that peer and school supports can help.
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.
Climate Change Is Threatening the Mystic River Watershed — Can It Be Saved?
Researchers at BU’s School of Public Health use geospatial data and mapping tools to support community climate resilience efforts.
Algorithms Were Supposed to Reduce Bias in Criminal Justice—Do They?
Data can discriminate, says BU’s Ngozi Okidegbe, the first dual-appointed professor to the School of Law and the Faculty of Computing & Data Sciences.
BU Researchers Join $100 Million Effort to Fight Future Deadly Pathogens
Scientists from NEIDL and medical and dental schools part of Howard Hughes Medical Institute push to get ahead of pandemics like COVID-19.
Behind the Scenes at BU’s Photonics Center
Video reveals the engineering feat that allows this research hub to carry out sensitive experiments despite proximity to the Mass Pike.