Journalism professor Walter Robinson examines how the Department of Justice’s investigation into The Associated Press impacts an already strained relationship between the White House and the press.
Todd Brown, vice chair of the Department of Pharmacy Practice in the Bouvé College of Health Sciences, analyzes the impact of pending changes to regulations governing access to emergency contraceptives.
Network scientist Alessandro Vespignani, who studies the spread of diseases, explains the pandemic potential of the emerging H7N9 bird flu and why it’s different from past strains.
Carole Bell, an assistant professor of communication studies, analyzes the impact of professional basketball player Jason Collins’ recent announcement that he is gay.
Twin bombings at the Boston Marathon on Monday afternoon killed three spectators and left scores more injured. In the last 24 hours, news agencies have reported that authorities believe security … read more »
Sarah Jackson, assistant professor of communication studies, explains why public support for gay marriage has increased and how the social movement movement compares to others in American history.
Julia Pierson’s appointment to lead the Secret Service reflects both a growing trend and the politics of the Obama administration, says assistant professor Amy Farrell.
Joseph Reagle, an assistant professor of communication studies, explains why women make up a very small percentage of “open computing” fields like Wikipedia, Linux, and Apache.
With the ability to clone animals from their genetic material, bringing back extinct species is no longer the stuff of science fiction. But is it ethical? We asked philosophy professor Ronald Sandler.
The Northeastern University Center for Entrepreneurship Education will host its inaugural co-op expo on Thursday for students seeking jobs with startups and innovative firms in Boston and New York.
Monday marks the 50th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s historic ruling that indigent criminal defendants have a constitutional right to a court-appointed lawyer. But this fair trail right is viewed as more aspirational than operational, according to law professor Daniel Medwed.
Professor Ahmed Busnaina’s method of directed assembly is faster, cheaper, and more versatile than traditional 3-D printing. What does it mean? Could $10 iPhones and tissue engineering breakthroughs be just the tip of the iceberg. Photo by Mary Knox Merrill.