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Over the next nine months, Boston University engineering professor Joshua Semeter will study footage of unidentified flying objects to help figure out their origin.
A dissolvable patch that uses antibodies grown from tobacco plants could prevent unwanted pregnancies and HIV—at a time when reproductive health is under attack
Researchers at Boston University discovered a connection between DNAm signals of accelerated cellular aging and mental health conditions like post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)—findings that suggest former service personnel with PTSD are at greater risk of early death. 
Socioeconomic factors influence children’s risk-taking, says BU study, and bad calls are not always the fault of poor judgment or lack of self-control
A bionic pancreas, invented by Boston University biomedical engineers, and in the works for almost 20 years, is moving closer to giving the nearly two million Americans with the type 1 diabetes fresh hope.
Neuroscientists from BU show that it’s possible to turn the volume down on a negative memory by stimulating other, happier ones
Study finds hygiene is the top decision factor for hotel customers and that Airbnb fans can be easily tempted to swap a home share for room service
A new program could strengthen the security and privacy of WhatsApp, Signal, and other end-to-end encrypted messaging apps and help them better moderate online abuse
Boston University researchers develop an artificial intelligence program that detects cognitive impairment accurately and efficiently from voice recordings, improving diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease and dementia
Researchers at Boston University are creating novel systems for diagnosing dementia, as millions of older adults are projected to develop the disease in the next few decades