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Researchers at Purdue University and Boston University have discovered that exposing the bug to blue light can render it defenseless against antiseptics as mild as hydrogen peroxide.
BU brain scientist shows electrostimulation can restore a 70-year-old’s working memory to that of a 20-year-old
Boston University researchers discover chemicals from furniture, flooring inside children’s bodies
Boston University researchers find watching back-to-back episodes of violent shows can cause “mean world syndrome”
A pair of Boston University mechanical engineers have created synthetic, sound-silencing structures—acoustic metamaterials—that can block 94% of sounds.
A new study looking at fast food’s evolution over the last 30 years shows that portion sizes, calories, and sodium levels have steadily crept up.
Two Boston University undergraduates are co–first authors on a landmark study describing microplastic pollution in marine plants, a “first” for the scientific world.
Research led by the Boston University Institute for Sustainable Energy (ISE) reveals the massive strides that Boston will have to make in order for the city to reach its goal of carbon neutrality—having a zero net carbon footprint—by 2050.
Boston University researchers have developed a system for seeing around corners using a computer algorithm and a simple digital camera.
Boston Medical Center pediatrician Scott Hadland sees firsthand the effect prescription opioids are having on local youths. He says many adolescents he treats for opioid issues were introduced through prescription drugs.