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Harvard team to find safer sterilization for furry friends

Harvard team to find safer sterilization for furry friends

As a core faculty member of the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University, David […]

by · January 27, 2015 · 0 comments · Catalyst, Features
INTERACTIVE: Closest food options to each BU residence

INTERACTIVE: Closest food options to each BU residence

According to the National Weather Service website, a huge nor’easter is heading for campus Monday evening. […]

by · January 26, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Muse
Artist David X. Levine (left) attends the premier of "The Beatles are Dull and Ordinary" at the Sherman Gallery Friday. PHOTO BY SARAH SILBIGER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

REVIEW: Pop culture icons color striking new exhibit

Synesthesia is a sensation produced in one modality when a stimulus is applied to another modality, […]

by · January 26, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Muse, The Muse
In "Still Alice," released Jan. 16, Julianne Moore (left) stars as a patient with early-onset Alzheimer's disease. PHOTO BY JOJO WHILDEN/SONY PICTURES CLASSICS

REVIEW: In “Still Alice”, love tries hard to conquer all

A person can be visually impaired yet still clearly hear birds singing in the morning. Another […]

by · January 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Muse, The Muse
Boston Calling announced its line-up this week for the music festival in May by hiding records in the city for fans to find, part of a pattern of festivals using unique marketing schemes. PHOTO BY ALEXANDRA WIMLEY/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Vinyls and Virals: Music festival marketers put fans to work

Instead of peeling through candy wrappers looking for a golden ticket on Jan. 13, Boston music […]

by · January 22, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Muse, The Muse
Boston Mayor Martin Walsh speaks at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center in October. StartHub, a new service for start-up businesses, was highlighted by Walsh in the State of the City address on Jan. 13. PHOTO BY EVAN JONES/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

StartHub initiative promotes start-up innovation

Just as its residents resolve to lay off fast food and turn off Netflix, Boston itself […]

by · January 22, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, InBusiness
Men attempt to stop Kathrine Switzer as she runs the 1967 Boston Marathon as the first woman to compete as a participant with a number, inspiring the name of her new activewear brand, 261 Fearless Collection. PHOTO COURTESY OF KATHRINE SWITZER/AP FILE

Groundbreaking marathoner Kathrine Switzer dresses to progress

Writing about marathon running, Haruki Murakami coined this adage: “Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.” Kathrine […]

by · January 22, 2015 · 1 comment · Features, Spotlight
New app trend promises technology intervention

New app trend promises technology intervention

The first step is admitting there’s a problem: smartphones are addictive. Seventy-seven percent of millennials (adults […]

by · January 22, 2015 · 1 comment · Features
Boston University a cappella group Chordially Yours performs in Downtown Disney in January. PHOTO COURTESY OF DISNEY

Chordially Yours makes magic at Disney World, plans happy-ever-after

Dreams really do come true at Disney. During winter break, members of Boston University a cappella […]

by · January 21, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
A computer-generated model shows how a device, developed this month by Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers, allows them to view and observe immune cells. PHOTO COURTESY OF BURAK DURA

Microfluidic devices lead to improved research in cell interaction

The adage “an apple a day keeps the doctor away” is a familiar one. “Vitamin C […]

by · January 20, 2015 · 0 comments · Catalyst, Features