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Boston Children's Hospital is researching and pioneering new methods for blood transfusion. PHOTO BY JOSEPHBARILLARI/WIKIMEDIA

Boston Children’s Hospital ends bad blood between donors, patients

In 2013, anemia, a condition in which one does not have enough healthy red blood cells, […]

by · March 24, 2015 · 0 comments · Catalyst, Features
Theo James as Four, Miles Teller as Peter and Shailene Woodley as Tris star in “The Divergent Series: Insurgent,” which premiered Friday. PHOTO BY ANDREW COOPER/LIONSGATE

REVIEW: “Insurgent” more revolting than revolutionary

Another year, another dystopian novel adaptation. For a film that revolves around embracing differences and standing […]

by · March 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Muse
Television star Eliza Dushku speaks at Comic Con in 2009. Dushku spoke at Boston University for “Cinematheque: An Evening with Eliza Dushku” in the College of Communication Friday. PHOTO BY GAGE SKIDMORE/WIKIMEDIA

Wisdom in tow, Eliza Dushku comes home

Friday evenings are usually a time to unwind from the stresses of the weeks — a […]

by · March 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Muse
Kyle Chandler as John Rayburn (left) and Linda Cardellini as Meg Rayburn star in “Bloodline," a Netflix original series released Friday. PHOTO FROM NETFLIX

REVIEW: Netflix’s glacial “Bloodline” not the family to choose

“Sometimes you know something’s coming,” intones detective John Rayburn (Kyle Chandler of “Friday Night Lights” fame) […]

by · March 23, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Muse
Students are served food at the Thai Festival in the George Sherman Union Thursday night. PHOTO BY BECCA DEGREGORIO/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

BUTSA pads Thai festival with even bigger taste of culture

The BU Thai Student Association spiced up its annual Thai Festival with food, games and a […]

by and · March 20, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Muse
Naomi Oreskes, a historian at Harvard University, co-authored “Merchants of Doubt,” which inspired a documentary film. PHOTO COURTESY OF SONY PICTURES CLASSICS

REVIEW: “Merchants of Doubt” documentary puts heat on climate critics

In some ways, “Merchants of Doubt” may be this decade’s heir to the climate change documentary […]

by · March 20, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Muse
Sean Penn is Jim Terrier in “The Gunman”, which opened Friday. PHOTO COURTESY OF JOE ALBLAS/OPEN ROAD FILMS

REVIEW: Butch “Gunman” can’t be sensitive type, too

Of the approximately 20 film critics who attended the screening for Pierre Morel’s “The Gunman,” only […]

by · March 20, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Muse
Boston University alternative service break participants take a break during volunteering in Hobe Sound, Florida last week. PHOTO BY MICHAEL DESOCIO/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

To ASB coordinators, vacation not all that’s ever wanted

During spring break, many Boston University students participated in the Community Service Center’s Alternative Service Break […]

by and · March 19, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
New tech firm The Sync Project, which will use music as therapy, debuted Tuesday at South by Southwest. PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY SARAH SILBIGER/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Music therapy key in setting tone for treatments, experts note

Music is widely regarded as a form of art and entertainment. What may be less apparent, […]

by · March 19, 2015 · 0 comments · Catalyst, Features
Despite the company's financial trouble in recent years, ringmaster John Kennedy Kane remains optimistic that Big Apple Circus's newest show will draw families back into the tent. GRAPHIC BY ERICA MAYBAUM/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

New circus show juggles waning market, elephantine ambition

The circus, with its large tents, clowns, crowds of people and acrobats, is not an experience […]

by · March 19, 2015 · 0 comments · Features, Muse