Zika no longer global ‘health emergency,’ WHO declares

I think it’s too early to draw con­clu­sions,” says Alessandro Vespig­nani, who models the spread of Zika virus at North­eastern Uni­ver­sity in Boston. Colombia is still inves­ti­gating more than 300 microcephaly […]

Safety pin politics in the election aftermath

Sarah J. Jackson, an assis­tant pro­fessor of com­mu­ni­ca­tion studies at North­eastern Uni­ver­sity, explained why this seem­ingly inno­cent symbol has come under fire. “While sym­bolic com­mu­ni­ca­tion can often mean a lot to […]

How Casinos Enable Gambling Addicts

All of these data have enabled casinos to specif­i­cally target their most reli­able spenders, pri­marily problem gam­blers and out­right addicts. Despite those cus­tomers’ big losses—or rather, because of their losses—the […]