Looking ahead: Social movements in 2015

Marches and demon­stra­tions aimed at shaping the con­ver­sa­tion around race and social inequal­i­ties cap­tured the nation’s atten­tion in 2014. Here, North­eastern assis­tant pro­fessor Sarah Jackson talks about what we’ve learned from recent activism and what we might expect in 2015.

Tweets of the Week: Discovering Teixobactin

The dis­covery of Teixobactin set the sci­ence com­mu­nity, main­stream media, and Twitter abuzz on Wednesday when Uni­ver­sity Dis­tin­guished Pro­fessor Kim Lewis’ work was pub­lished in Nature. Here a sam­pling of the con­ver­sa­tion that erupted on social media.