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Research shows that use of social media for the personal sale of firearms is becoming increasingly popular. GRAPHIC BY MIKE DESOCIO/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Unregulated gun markets find buyers on Reddit, Facebook

In 2011, the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence ranked Massachusetts as the third most stringent […]

by · September 25, 2014 · 16 comments · Features, InBusiness
NASA’s Solar Dynamics Observatory captured an X1.6 class solar flare flash in the middle of the sun on Sept 10. PHOTO COURTESY OF NASA/SDO

Recent solar storm signals mass increase in sun’s activity

A healthy distance of approximately 150 million kilometers separates the Sun and Earth, according to Universe […]

by · September 25, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Science Tuesday
At the end of recruitment in the fall and spring, the sororities and fraternities of the Multicultural Greek Council come together to welcome new members. PHOTO COURTESY OF KAPPA DELTA PHI

Multicultural Greek Council brings cultural identity to BU Greek Life

The letters on sorority and fraternity T-shirts and sweatshirts might be from the Greek alphabet, but […]

by · September 24, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Spotlight
Researchers at the Boston University School of Medicine have found that high blood pressure, which effects 1 in 3 American adults, can be combatted with a high-protein diet. GRAPHIC BY EMILY ZABOSKI/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

BUSM findings indicate high-protein diet can lead to lower blood pressure

Protein is everywhere. It’s in that burger you had for lunch, the clam chowder you had […]

by · September 23, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Science Tuesday
Competition among emerging transportation companies is causing Boston residents to think more about cost and efficiency of rides. GRAPHIC BY EMILY ZABOSKI/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Ridesharing companies expand, adapt with customer demand

Ridesharing is a phenomenon that has seen a growth in popularity, notably among college students, as […]

by · September 22, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, InBusiness
Despite having different experiences than his onscreen character, “Boyhood” star Ellar Coltrane connected to the universal ideas of growing up. PHOTO COURTESY OF IFC FILMS

INTERVIEW: Ellar Coltrane finds some of himself in his ‘Boyhood’ character

Ellar Coltrane uses a flip phone. The star of “Boyhood,” whose entire maturation process is seen […]

by · September 19, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Muse, The Muse
PHOTO COURTESY OF IFC FILMS

REVIEW: Things change, things stay the same in thoughtful ‘Boyhood’

Legend has it that Richard Linklater was once challenged to make a film around a conversation. […]

by · September 19, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Muse, The Muse
Limoo, a newcomer to Boston University’s West Campus, is a bubble tea café by day and a bar by night. Intent on giving students a place to eat and study in a welcoming atmosphere, owner Joe Deng said Limoo is a unique experience. PHOTO BY ANNA NOVIKOVA/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Limoo tea café and bar stirs up sense of community

A new year on campus brings not only new faces, but also new storefronts and eateries […]

by · September 18, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Muse, The Muse
BU, MSU researchers zero in on genetic roots in butterflies

BU, MSU researchers zero in on genetic roots in butterflies

All roads lead to Rome. Such a confident statement serves as the basis for the age-old […]

by · September 18, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, Science Tuesday
With a high return on investment, students seeking jobs are responding positively to events and services catered to helping them connect with recruiters. GRAPHIC BY OLIVIA DENG/DAILY FREE PRESS STAFF

Networking options expand for Boston young professionals

It is not about what you know; it’s about who you know, or so says the […]

by · September 18, 2014 · 0 comments · Features, InBusiness