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Approximately 11 percent of the 800 million people who live in villages in India do not have access to water purification systems. PHOTO COURTESY NATASHA WRIGHT

MIT researchers develop sustainable method for purifying salt water in India

In the search for clean drinking water, scientists and engineers have cycled through filtration, chlorination, oxidation […]

by · September 16, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Science Tuesday
Recent report reveals massive increase in data theft in Massachusetts, within education sector

Recent report reveals massive increase in data theft in Massachusetts, within education sector

There are merits to living in a more connected, digital world. With the increase in usage […]

by · September 15, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, InBusiness
Pavement Coffee House’s back room has seating options to satisfy any student’s study habits. PHOTO BY HEATHER GOLDIN/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Local eateries offer study space for cramming and chowing down

When it comes to studying for classes, food just seems to follow suit. Students without a […]

by · September 12, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Muse, The Muse
Neo-soul group Sons of Serendip advanced to the finale of America’s Got Talent Wednesday night, making them one of the top six acts on the show. COURTESY OF SONS OF SERENDIP

Stringing it all together: BU alumni Sons of Serendip make it to the big stage

Serendipity: A term derived from the old Persian tale of three princes from Serendip who took […]

by · September 11, 2014 · 1 comment · Features, Muse, The Muse
Apps like Downtyme and GoBe are helping students connect on campuses like Boston University. GRAPHIC BY MIKE DESOCIO/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Apps from Boston University students encourage face-to-face communication

Students are criticized today more than ever for their dependence on phones, tablets and laptops. Facebook […]

by · September 11, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
Throughout her campaign for Massachusetts governor, Democratic candidate Martha Coakley agreed to limit campaign spending in exchange for public funding. PHOTO BY OLIVIA DENG/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Campaign finance in the Democratic primary race for governor

It’s a clear Sunday afternoon in Dorchester. The Martha Coakley for Governor campaign office is bedecked […]

by · September 11, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, InBusiness
Tom Tullius, professor of chemistry at Boston University, advises incoming freshmen to prioritize academics in order to make the most of their BU careers. PHOTO COURTESY OF TOM TULLIUS

Q&A with General Chemistry II professor Tom Tullius, an academic at heart

Despite the eye rolling that prerequisite courses and library overnights induce, the true formula for success […]

by · September 11, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Science Tuesday
College of General Studies sophomore Jane Lu poses with the Parisian skyline. PHOTO COURTESY OF JANE LU

Study abroad broadens horizons for BU students

The enticing lure of travel attracts many of Boston University’s students to consider studying in a […]

by · September 10, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
The Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine at Boston University has released a report revealing that coffee may improve gum health. PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY MIKE DESOCIO/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Tall, grande, denti: Boston University researchers find coffee can benefit oral health

Whether taken black, iced, creamed, sugared or mashed up in a blender with an array of […]

by · September 9, 2014 · 1 comment · Features, Science Tuesday
Future Islands' set at Boston Calling. PHOTO BY ALEXANDRA WIMLEY/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

PHOTO ESSAY: Boston Calling

by · September 9, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Muse, The Muse