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Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals have found a way to purify water post-fracking, eliminating all traces of chemicals involved in the process. GRAPHIC BY EMILY ZABOSKI/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Groups at BU, beyond work to preserve global water supply

“Water, water everywhere,” goes the old rhyme. And while 71 percent of the Earth is water, […]

by · October 28, 2014 · 1 comment · Catalyst, Features
Ben Schnetzner as Mark, leader of the "Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners" movement during the 1984 U.K. miners strike, in "Pride." PHOTO COURTESY OF CBS FILMS

REVIEW: True story of “Pride” celebrates collective human experience

The footage of the 1984 U.K. miners’ strike shown in the establishing minutes of “Pride” gives […]

by · October 27, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Muse, The Muse
Alison McCartan, Victor Shopov and Gillian Mariner act as Daphna, Liam and Melody in the SpeakEasy Stage Company production of "Bad Jews" at the Calderwood Pavilion. PHOTO COURTESY OF CRAIG BAILEY/PERSPECTIVE PHOTO

REVIEW: SpeakEasy Stage Company argues issues, origins in “Bad Jews”

Who’s to discern the difference between a good Jew and a bad Jew? Joshua Harmon, a […]

by · October 27, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Muse, The Muse
James Marsden and Michelle Monaghan play reconnected high school sweethearts Dawson and Amanda in "The Best of Me." PHOTO COURTESY OF RELATIVITY MEDIA

REVIEW: “The Best of Me” mixes best, worst of Nicholas Sparks

When it comes to popular opinion, Nicholas Sparks is binary code. Whether talking about his novels […]

by · October 24, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Muse, The Muse
Director Justin Simien talks with actress Tessa Thompson on the set of "Dear White People." PHOTO COURTESY OF ROADSIDE ATTRACTIONS

INTERVIEW: Director Justin Simien “bobs and weaves” around perceptions in “Dear White People”

Justin Simien, the director of “Dear White People,” given a limited released Oct. 17, really wants […]

by · October 24, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Muse, The Muse
Steven Ellison, known by his stage name, Flying Lotus, performs at the Paradise Rock Club Friday. PHOTO BY JAKE DMOCHOWSKI/DAILY FREE PRESS CONTRIBUTOR

REVIEW: Electronic musician Flying Lotus brings strong visual performance at Paradise Rock Club

Multi-genre music producer, electronic musician and rapper Flying Lotus took the audience at the Paradise Rock […]

by · October 24, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Muse, The Muse
Adam Sandler and Rosemarie DeWitt play a troubled married couple, Don and Helen Truby in "Men, Women & Children." PHOTO COURTESY OF PARAMOUNT PICTURES

REVIEW: Expansive attempt at social critique falls flat in “Men, Women & Children”

Before it left our solar system forever, the Voyager 1 probe spun around and took our […]

by · October 24, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Muse, The Muse
The cast of “Into the Woods” sings during their Saturday performance at the Tsai Performance Center at Boston University. PHOTO BY ALEX MASSET/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

REVIEW: BU Stage Troupe enchants with ‘Into the Woods’

With a film adaptation of the original “Into the Woods” slated for release on Dec. 25, […]

by · October 23, 2014 · 1 comment · Features, Muse, The Muse
The Boston University Bhangra dance team performs at a competition at Ohio State University in February. PHOTO COURTESY OF BU BHANGRA

BU Bhangra dance team to perform at Berklee concert for Oscar-winning composer Friday

The Boston University Bhangra dance team will perform alongside Academy Award winning composer A.R. Rahman at […]

by · October 23, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
David Sherr, professor of environmental health at Boston University, studies environmental factors as they relate to breast cancer. PHOTO COURTESY OF DAVID SHERR

Basics of breast cancer: Q&A with BU environmental health professor David Sherr

Aside from sipping cider and piecing together Halloween costumes, October is also National Breast Cancer Awareness […]

by · October 23, 2014 · 0 comments · Catalyst, Features