Sonnenfeld honored for distinguished service

By Katie Ellis On Dec 15, 2004

...original articles. The society also provides teacher aids covering topics of interest to space biologists available at Before his appointment last summer as vice president for research, Sonnenfeld was...… Read more


$1.4M grant boosts interdisciplinary research

By Gail Glover On May 24, 2010

...fundamental understanding of biology. The institute also aims to transform science education into a creative, interdisciplinary endeavor that reflects the excitement of real research. For more information, visit… Read more


Researchers explore altruism’s unexpected ally — selfishness

By Rachel Coker On May 5, 2008

...of PNAS ( They point out that selfish individuals have their own incentive to get rid of other selfish individuals within their own group. Eldakar and Wilson consider a behavioral...… Read more


Computer scientists empower citizen scientists

By Karen Hoffmann On Mar 24, 2010

...simulated rain and so on.” On the Internet The Lake Sunapee Protective Association is online at To see the Binghamton team’s work, click on “programs,” then “GLEON buoy.”...… Read more


The heart of the matter

By Merrill Douglas On Jan 16, 2012

...cholesterol, obesity, an unhealthy diet, lack of routine physical activity and high blood sugar due to insulin resistance or diabetes. Risk factors that you can’t control include: Age (the risk...… Read more


BU research helps address terrorism

By Susan Barker On Feb 14, 2002

...of trauma-related injuries and of a host of such chronic illnesses as diabetes, cancer and Alzheimer’s. Scholarship and sponsored projects in such other disciplines as leadership studies, political science and...… Read more


Book offers resources for PTSD sufferers

By Gail Glover On Sep 20, 2012

...that they are not alone in their struggle. “PTSD sufferers have a real illness, one that is as real as high blood pressure or diabetes,” Muscari said. “But it can...… Read more