A team of researchers, including Boston University Assistant Professor of Earth & Environment Michael Dietze, has been awarded more than $10 million over the next five years from the National Science Foundation to develop software to manage and make...
11/21/2013 11:00 AM EST
On Monday, November 18, NASA is set to launch MAVEN, a small scientific satellite, to do some chemical meter-reading in the Martian atmosphere.
11/15/2013 4:55 PM EST
Language acquisition has traditionally been considered a social, interactive process, however new research from Boston University College of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences: Sargent College reveals that toddlers are able to acquire the meanings of...
11/13/2013 8:00 PM EST
Two BU Researchers Are Named Inaugural Winners in GSK-Sponsored Competition for Academic Drug Hunters
Boston University researchers Scott Schaus, associate professor of chemistry, and Lauren Brown, research assistant professor of chemistry, are among the inaugural winners in GlaxoSmithKlein’s (GSK) innovative “Discovery Fast Track”...
11/6/2013 10:45 AM EST
New Study Indicates Risk of Amazon Rainforest Dieback Due to Global Warming is Higher than Previously Projected
A new study co-authored by Boston University Professor of Earth & Environment Ranga Myneni suggests the southern portion of the Amazon rainforest is at a much higher risk of dieback due to climate change than projections made in the latest report by...
10/18/2013 1:30 PM EDT
Boston University’s Center for Finance, Law, and Policy and BU’s Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future today released a groundbreaking report on remittances to the world’s most unstable countries -- post-conflict...
10/8/2013 11:00 AM EDT
NASA Declares Voyager 1 Now in Interstellar Space, Confirming Assessment Made Earlier This Year by BU Astronomer
NASA today announced that the Voyager 1 spacecraft has transited the heliopause (the theoretical boundary where the Sun's solar wind is separated by the interstellar wind) and has entered interstellar space. The NASA announcement is based on a new...
9/12/2013 12:00 PM EDT
New research suggests that Neandertals in Paleolithic Europe made specialized tools from animal bones before the arrival of modern humans, and that modern humans may have acquired knowledge of this early technology from Neandertals.
8/15/2013 9:00 AM EDT
The holiday season can be particularly over-stimulating for young children. Boston University child psychologist Dr. Jonathan Comer offers parents these helpful tips on handling those unwanted tantrums and meltdowns.
12/10/2012 1:00 PM EST