The top Boston Kickstarters of 2014

We picked the Cof­feeBar for a spot on this list before its Kick­starter cam­paign was even over. We first inter­viewed the cre­ators of the coffee-​​​​infused energy and break­fast bar in […]

Why haven’t we found a cure for Ebola in Boston?

Down Hunt­ington Avenue, North­eastern Uni­ver­sity bio and chem­ical engi­neers are using nan­otech­nology to kill Ebola and stop it from mutating. Before this year’s out­break, many Amer­i­cans had never heard of […]

Tackboard, collaborate with friends

Gavin King, a fifth-​​​​year com­puter sci­ence stu­dent, has found a way to make sharing photos with friends just as exciting as the expe­ri­ence of cap­turing them. His newly released mobile app, […]

The Eastern European Spring

On November 16, when the Romanian people elected as pres­i­dent Klaus Iohannis, an ethnic German who ran a vig­orous cam­paign against cor­rup­tion, they shat­tered a number of illu­sions about politics […]

Make school security invisible: Column

A while back, I had a not-​​​​so-​​​​close encounter of the bizarre kind during a visit to a physician’s office in a rel­a­tively safe suburb of Boston. Upon entering, I was […]

Pundits debate rape on campus in light of UVA story

This ‘one-​​​​in-​​​​five’ sta­tistic shouldn’t just be taken with a grain of salt but the entire shaker,” said James Fox, pro­fessor of crim­i­nology, law and public policy at North­eastern Uni­ver­sity told […]