Why I revere Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address

But the speech has “tri­umphed over time, con­dem­na­tion, obscu­rity, parody and com­par­ison,” Pro­fessor Richard Katula of North­eastern Uni­ver­sity wrote in 1999 in judging the speech to be the best of […]

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The price of anarchy: How contagion spreads

Physi­cist Alessandro Vespig­nani of North­eastern Uni­ver­sity in Boston, who was not involved with the study, called it an inter­esting con­tri­bu­tion to sci­en­tists’ under­standing of social behavior and of how people […]

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Rolling Stone features Boston bombing suspect on cover

The cover quickly drew a neg­a­tive reac­tion on social media, with “Boy­cott Rolling Stone” becoming a trending Twitter topic in Boston. North­eastern Uni­ver­sity crim­i­nol­o­gist Jack Levin told MyFox​Boston​.com that he […]

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Dyslexic brain hears fuzzy sounds

Dyslexia may be rooted in a problem the brain has in teasing out dis­tinct sounds from the incoming garble, researchers say. Con­sid­ered a learning dis­ability, dyslexia makes it dif­fi­cult to […]

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