David Lazer, a professor at Northeastern University, gave Facebook points for conducting the study — but warned that there is a need for independent analysis of social networks’ data. “It is […]
“By 2017, vehicles from Cadillac and others will offer hands-off self-driving options for highway cruising. What this means is that we are very close to offering cars that operate without […]
As I write this, I’m staring at a half-packed duffle bag that’s ready to ship my roommate’s belongings back from London, England to his hometown in Somerville, Massachusetts. After spending […]
Pity the bright young minds considering law school today. By this point, they’ve heard the narrative propagated in voluminous news articles, op-eds, and a growing number of books, all playing […]
Millennials are concerned about the high cost of college, and that worry is leading them to be more supportive online education, a new poll from Northeastern University finds.
The third debate between Elizabeth Warren and Scott Brown, candidates for the U.S. Senate in Massachusetts, accomplished something their two previous matches did not: it produced a winner. Professor Warren […]
Schedules and venues have been set, formats have been selected, and competitors have begun strategizing for victory in America’s upcoming political Olympics: the 2012 presidential and vice presidential debates, now […]
With the unemployment rate steady around 8.2 percent, many have been wondering exactly what the culprit of the situation is. Some blame a communication gap between employers and job seekers, […]
In the aftermath of last Friday morning’s massacre at an Aurora Colorado cinema, everybody wants to know how we might prevent the occurrence of future mass killings in public places. […]
The shooting at an Aurora, Colo., movie theater screening of “The Dark Knight Rises” Friday underscored a chilling trend: While gun violence has plummeted over the decades, mass murder has […]
It didn’t even seem like a good idea at the time.
Many differences divide traditional North American and Asian food cultures — cooking methods, dining habits, famous recipes. They each have signature ingredients — think of soy sauce, ginger and sriracha […]