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The United Kingdom’s House of Commons voted on Feb. 3 to allow research on mitochondrial DNA replacement therapy that will replace mutated mitochondria from a mother’s egg cell with that of healthy donor. GRAPHIC BY ERICA MAYBAUM AND SHIVANI PATEL/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

To treat mitochondrial disease, mothers know best

If having a child meant hurting them, how far would people go to fix it? Science […]

by · February 12, 2015 · 0 comments · Catalyst, Features

Ink Block project pens new story for South End “desert”

A few years ago, it would have been difficult to imagine the abandoned Boston Herald headquarters […]

by · February 12, 2015 · 1 comment · Features, InBusiness
Students began registering for a revised MCAT Wednesday which will be a longer test with more emphasis on social sciences. PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY OLEG TEPLYUK/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Revamped MCAT goes down with spoonful of social science

As of Wednesday, pre-medical students across the nation will be able to register for the revised […]

by · February 12, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
Gordon Dale will lead a class on Israeli music Wednesday at Boston University Hillel. PHOTO BY ALEXANDRA WIMLEY/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Hillel course to view Israel through its music

While the mighty competition between pen and sword is well known, some may say the flute […]

by · February 11, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
Cody Lewis, a Boston University junior, began his Kickstarter in January to create American Duck patches, a parody of outerwear company Canada Goose. PHOTO BY NELSON WU/FLICKR

Patch campaign aims to pluck Canada Goose

At Boston University, duck may be the new goose. Canada Goose, a brand of extreme weather […]

by · February 11, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
Madeline Goldstein and her boyfriend Aaron McGill pose in Mugar Memorial Library Sunday. PHOTO BY NICKI GITTER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

For Valentine’s Day, chemistry sheds light on chemistry

Valentine’s Day brings feelings of love, passion and sometimes resentment. It stands to reason that not […]

by · February 10, 2015 · 0 comments · Catalyst, Features
Sonic Arboretum, which opened Wednesday at the Institute of Contemporary Art, features work by sculptor Ian Schneller and songwriter Andrew Bird. PHOTO BY STEVE FRIEDMAN/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

REVIEW: Canyon sounds captivate in ICA’s “Sonic Arboretum”

Most artists don’t record in canyons. But Andrew Bird did, and it can be heard being […]

by · February 9, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Muse
Slice of Warmth: Florida bakers bring 8-foot Key lime pie to South Station

Slice of Warmth: Florida bakers bring 8-foot Key lime pie to South Station

As snowfall in Boston reached record-breaking city totals for the most snow seen in a seven-day […]

by · February 6, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Muse
Channing Tatum as Caine Wise and Mila Kunis as Jupiter Jones star in “Jupiter Ascending,” released Friday. PHOTO COURTESY OF WARNER BROS. PICTURES

REVIEW: “Jupiter Ascending” delivers cosmic confusion, stellar spectacle

There’s a theory to be made, and here we’ll make it, that “too big to fail” […]

by · February 6, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Muse, Uncategorized
Mr. Krabs, Patrick Star, Sandy Cheeks, Squidward Tentacles and SpongeBob SquarePants in "The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water," released Friday. PHOTO COURTESY OF PARAMOUNT PICTURES

REVIEW: Otherwise charming “SpongeBob Movie” drowned by live-action

There’s a good chance that you know exactly how much you’ll like “The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge […]

by · February 6, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Muse, Uncategorized