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Researchers at Boston University and Boston Medical Center (BMC) are working on a depression-prevention technique that has significantly reduced depression symptoms in at-risk mothers.
New research funded by a National Institutes of Health grant may lead to better hearing aids.
A Boston University researcher believes electrical stimulation of the brain can quickly—and reversibly—increase or decrease executive function in healthy people and change their behavior.
Boston University researchers are helping develop a soft, wearable robot that could help people walk farther and faster after a stroke.
A new study by Boston University researchers suggests a progressive, degenerative brain disease may be more common in football players than previously thought.
Researchers at Boston University and the University of California believe getting feedback on why an AI device makes a particular decision may improve accuracy and increase the trust humans put in machines.
As the climate warms globally, residential consumers could face increases in electricity bills of 12 percent, and commercial consumers could see increases of 9 percent, according to Boston University researchers.
Boston University researcher Michael Dietze uses predictive models to see how ecosystem change affects tick populations and tick-borne diseases that highly impact military bases in the United States.
Boston University researchers found that people over age 65 who consistently sleep more than nine hours every night had twice the risk of developing dementia and Alzheimer’s disease within the next 10 years.
Boston University researchers have found that people who drink sugary beverages frequently are more likely to have poorer memory, smaller overall brain volume, and a significantly smaller hippocampus—an area of the brain important for learning and memory.