Academia welcomes new skills

After 10 years of working 60-​​​​hour weeks as an ani­mator in Hol­ly­wood, Justin Hor­vath needed a change — and a better bal­ance between his pro­fes­sional and per­sonal lives. So Hor­vath headed […]

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The state of the State of the Union

As ele­gant and pre­cise as they can be, speeches are data, after all. A pair of inter­ac­tive graphics posted to The Atlantic from Mitch Fraas and North­eastern assis­tant pro­fessor of […]

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Mass. posts strongest year for job growth since 2000

Alan Clayton-​​​​Matthews, a pro­fessor of eco­nomics at North­eastern Uni­ver­sity, said the ben­e­fits of the eco­nomic expan­sions are begin­ning to reach more people. The spread between the unem­ploy­ment rate of college […]

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Federal dollars led to antibiotics breakthrough

It was the alchemists’ old dream to create gold from dross. Now micro­bi­ol­o­gists from Boston and Bonn, Ger­many, may have come up with the med­ical equiv­a­lent — a poten­tially breakthrough […]

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Real estate market rebounds north of Boston

A study pub­lished by The Kitty and Michael Dukakis Center for Urban and Regional Policy at North­eastern Uni­ver­sity noted that as the baby boom gen­er­a­tion ages, many home­owners will look […]

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