Rising budgets, new technology, and Kickstarter campaigns are changing the game for moviemakers, according to executive professor of animation Terrence Masson.
Michael Bennett, associate professor in the School of Law, examines the impact of the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling that wipes out three decades of government patent awards.
Stephen Burgard, chair of the School of Journalism, examines the leak of classified NSA documents pertaining to government surveillance programs and what it means for the future of journalism.
Associate professor of international affairs and sociology Berna Turam has conducted extensive ethnographic fieldwork in Turkey, and she said the recent protests there are about power—not religion.
Constantinos Mavroidis, Distinguished Professor of Engineering, discusses the impact 3-D printing will have on the biomedical field. His lab is already using the technology to print smart, customized orthotic devices.
Law professor Daniel Medwed said he is conflicted about the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling that police can take DNA samples from people upon arrest, noting both the privacy concerns and the potential to solve cold cases.
Joseph Giglio, an executive professor of general management, says that federal policymakers have turned to the same policy tools that helped create the country’s last housing bubble: easy money and cheap credit.
Suzanna Walters, director of Northeastern’s Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies Program, responds to the Boy Scouts of America’s decision to admit gay youth.
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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.