Cleaner, greener plastics from wood
BC chemists use light to convert abundant lignin into plastic that can be continually recycled.
BC chemists use light to convert abundant lignin into plastic that can be continually recycled.
The Macy Foundation will support Connell School of Nursing Associate Professor Andrew Dwyer's project to address disparities in genomic healthcare.
Global Observatory on Planetary Health Director Philip Landrigan, M.D., present a sweeping new report on hazards at every stage of plastics' life cycle.
In a new book, Professor and Chair of Psychology and Neuroscience Elizabeth Kensinger points out surprising facts about how memories work.
A team of researchers report on the new process in the journal Nature Chemistry.
Quantum sensors can be used to reveal a surprising new mechanism for converting light into electricity in Weyl semimetals, the team reports.
The American Association for the Advancement of Science recognizes Juliet Schor for distinguished contributions to her field.
New research from a Boston College professor finds online retailers benefit by announcing low product availability.
An international team looks back 12 million years for clues about these vast areas where no life can survive.
BC researchers David Broido and Hanqin Tian are among 2022’s Highly Cited Researchers.
Nobel laureate Paul Romer keynotes an event to formally open BC’s new integrated science building.
Awards will support collaborate research projects by faculty and researchers across the University.
Prominent climate scientists Yi Ming and Hanqin Tian are the first Institute Professors of the Schiller Institute for Integrated Science and Society.
A BC researcher identifies a gut microbe that could accelerate the autoimmune disease.
Assistant Professor Qiong Ma is among 18 early-career scholars recognized for exemplary research.
Not exactly. But "Megatooth" sharks devoured prey at will about 40 million years after dinosaurs went extinct, a BC researcher shows.
Boston College’s Global Observatory on Planetary Health is first to reveal town-by-town pollution levels and health impacts.
A new study by BC School of Social Work researchers cites violence as the most significant threat.
Detected by BC researchers, the axial Higgs mode, and materials that contain it, could help answer persistent questions in particle physics.
New discoveries by BC researchers could help identify causes of Autism Spectrum Disorder, and lead to personalized interventions.
A report by Boston College researchers and colleagues from The Lancet Commission on Pollution and Health.
A team of researchers from Boston College and China confirm predictions about the quantum behavior of exotic magnets.
More than 37 million Americans suffer from diabetes. Findings by BC researchers and colleagues could revolutionize their treatment.
An interdisciplinary team of Boston College researchers will explore how social norms can be leveraged to promote virtuous behavior.
A new, penny-sized sensor developed by researchers from BC, BU, and Giner Labs uses wastewater to measure opioid use at the local level.
An international team will survey health risks posed across the continuum of plastic production, use, and disposal.
Researchers at Boston College's Lynch School find uptick particularly among white, rural, and higher income teens.
A Center for Retirement Research brief explored the financial implications of Alzheimer's drug Aduhelm.
A four-year partnership will examine water quality in watersheds and along coastlines in three U.S. regions.
Boston College biologists develop a computational model to detect emerging Coronavirus strains.
BC researchers will study the effect of state policies on young people's use of the products.
BC research reveals new insights on the unique properties and phenomena of 'kagome lattice' superconductors.
BC Global Observatory uncovers air pollution's striking economic and human cost in Africa's first continent-wide survey.
Boston College researchers reveal a novel metal where electrons flow with fluid-like dynamics.
The $25 miillion grant will establish a new interdisciplinary center composed of universities, including Boston College, and marine biology labs.
A $1.7 million grant supports two long-terms projects by BC School of Social Work researchers.
The award to physicist Ziqiang Wang recognizes singular exceptional endeavors and supports high impact research.
New research from BC paleobotanist Paul Strother helps explain the evolution of land plants from freshwater algae.
A high-temp superconductor reveals new insights into how it enters the nematic state, a BC-led research team reports.
Fifteen grants will support collaborative projects by faculty and researchers from across Boston College.
BC physicists' discovery of the 'layer Hall effect' in a unique material could lead to ultra-efficient electronic advances.
Machine learning systems need informed (i.e., human) oversight, say Carroll School of Management researchers.
A BC-led study finds social networks play a powerful role in adoption of clean cooking fuel in India.
New from political scientist Jonathan Laurence, the book addresses Sunni Islam, Roman Catholicism, and the modern state.
The discovery of a billion-year-old fossil offers new insight into animal evolution, BC researcher says.
Permafrost thawed as recently as 400,000 years ago, when temperatures were not much higher than today, BC researchers report.
Researchers examine preparation at new graduate schools of education not affiliated with colleges or universities.
Exposure could hike risk by 51 percent, researchers including BC Global Observatory on Pollution and Health co-director report.
A spinach leaf proves to be an edible scaffold for lab-grown meat, Professor of Engineering Glenn Gaudette reports.
The NCEA-Boston College collaboration will provide a vision for urban Catholic education for the next 20 years.
New research from BC's Carroll School of Management shows logos are an indispensible tool for influencing consumers.
The BC School of Social Work initiative integrates teaching, fieldwork, and research into one holistic program.
BC psychologist's study is first to identify a gap in negotiation style among children.
Two National Science Foundation grants will support Brian Zhou's research and teaching in quantum science.
Social Security Administration award will fund projects including study of the pandemic's impact on older workers.
A BC Law prof's new book presents science-based advice for life during the pandemic.
Early results of a pandemic study show kids' increased screen time can be an indicator of family distress.
Pollution-related deaths numbered 1.67 million in a single year, according to a report led by BC researchers.
BC economists and colleagues develop a mechanism to ensure vulnerable communities receive a fair share.
BC's Canine Cognition Center studies how dogs think—and what that says about humans.
BC faculty research projects explore what it means to educate the whole person.
Emine Fetvaci is a prominent scholar and teacher whose research areas include Ottoman, Mughal, and Safavid art and architecture.
A Mathers Foundation grant will support research by BC biologist Emrah Altindis that links gut microbes to autoimmune diseases in children.
Widespread ocean pollution threatens the health of more than three billion people, an international scientific coalition led by BC researchers reports.
A BC researcher uses deep-sea corals to unlock secrets of past rapid carbon dioxide increase.
Theresa Betancourt's research could help change the way we treat trauma in under-resourced regions of the world.
BC researchers launch new KidsTalk app to study the pandemic's impact on children's language development.
BC's Schiller Institute for Integrated Science and Society—a much-anticipated locus of interdisciplinary work—is developing its first initiatives.
It showed promise. What went wrong? A new book by BC sociologist Juliet Schor sheds light on the sharing economy.
This year's event focuses on teaching and research related to COVID-19.
A new book co-authored by Lynch School Dean Stanton Wortham explores a Mexican migrant community’s growth in an American town.
A BC researcher finds local political conditions play a big role in whether K-12 public schools offer in-person classes this fall.
A new app was a powerful trading tool for individuals stuck at home due to the pandemic, a BC finance professor reports.
Sociologist Wen Fan's NSF-funded project examines the experience of remote work and the sustainability of the work-from-home model post-COVID.
Boston College chemists use a multi-catalyst system to convert greenhouse gas carbon dioxide into methanol.
Boston College economists Tayfun Sönmez and Utku Ünver work to increase life-changing plasma donations to coronavirus patients.
BC School of Social Work and Harvard Global Health Institute outline a crisis among asylum seekers at the U.S.- Mexico border.
BC researcher Alan Kafka and an international team reveal COVID-19 shutdowns markedly reduced Earth’s seismic “noise.”
Lynch School researcher says "critical consciousness" can bridge disparity between low-income youth and more privileged peers.
Sarah Babb's research earns awards from two sections of the American Sociological Association.
A new approach by BC researchers creates synthetic layered magnets with an unprecedented level of control over their magnetic properties.
Heising-Simons Foundation funding supports the research and resource development initiative focused on math education for young children.
BC’s Global Observatory on Pollution and Health will study air pollution-related deaths and disease in Massachusetts.
A global research report co-sponsored by BC's Schiller Institute identifies the top five actions to benefit both health and climate.
U.S. Department of Education awards Lynch School team $1.4-million to support study of math learning for low-income students.
Professor Ken Kersch is honored for his work on book on development of conservative constitutional thought.
A BC researcher and international colleagues reexamine the origins of human fatherhood.
National Science Foundation funding will support study of the brain mechanisms that fuel recognition and understanding.
Biases against the physically unclean extend to the sick, holding implications in the COVID-19 era, researchers find.
BC scientists develop a prototype sensor to rapidly identify a bacterial species and its antibiotic-resistance.
Boston College and MIT economists develop a matching mechanism to help medical authorities ration crucial equipment.
BC Law faculty track the quality of legislation and directives around the COVID-19 outbreak.
A nursing faculty member is on a mission to improve care for infants and toddlers who struggle with feeding.
All nine collaborators honored by the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education are Lynch School faculty or alumni.
Carroll School of Management professors propose a 'win-win' strategy for mainstream banks to thrive in 'banking deserts.'
Making private business premises available to the public may brew problems, BC finance researchers find.
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