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  • How economic worries could drive crucial women voters to the Republicans in the midterms

    The Globe and Mail -- 11/08/2022

    A massive survey conducted by researchers from Harvard, Rutgers, Northwestern and Northeastern universities found there was a midsummer 3.2-percentage-point spike among Democratic women who said they were “very likely” to vote in November.

  • Invest 98-L’s Spaghetti Models Reveal Storm Nicole’s Path Toward Florida

    Newsweek -- 11/07/2022

    Auroop Ganguly, director of the Sustainability and Data Sciences Laboratory at Northeastern University, previously told Newsweek, “On the hydrometeorological hazards side, heat waves are getting—and are further projected to get—even hotter, cold snaps persisting even if growing less frequent, heavy precipitation getting heavier, and so on.

  • Why Contraceptive Failure Rates Matter In A Post-Roe America

    Science Friday -- 11/04/2022

    Ensuring a male sexual partner uses a condom can require negotiation or persuasion skills that can be difficult to navigate, said Jennifer Evans, an assistant teaching professor and health education specialist at Northeastern University.

  • CDC issues new opioid prescribing guidance, giving doctors more leeway to treat pain

    NPR -- 11/04/2022

    While the voluntary guidelines are a welcome step, their impact depends largely on how state and federal agencies and other authorities respond to them, says Leo Beletsky, professor of law and health sciences at Northeastern University and director of the Health in Justice Action Lab there.

  • Elon Musk’s Proposed Twitter Changes Revive Debate on How to Quash Spam

    The Wall Street Journal -- 11/04/2022

    For now, Twitter’s check marks help users tell the difference between bogus accounts and ones operated by real individuals, according to David Lazer, professor of political science and computer and information sciences at Northeastern University. …

  • Boston’s 2030 climate goal is out of reach, a new report finds

    Boston Globe -- 11/04/2022

    “It is a call to action,” said report author Joan Fitzgerald, a professor of public policy and urban affairs at Northeastern University. “But this city government can’t do this alone. … Everyone has to be moving in lockstep to realize these goals.”…

  • Security Cameras Make Us Feel Safe, but Are They Worth the Invasion?

    The New York Times -- 11/04/2022

    he study, led by a team of researchers at City University of New York, Northeastern University and Cambridge University, was a 40-year systemic review of the effects of closed-circuit television networks on crime trends in countries like Britain and South Korea. Overall, crime decreased 13 percent in areas with CCTV.

  • Seeking Psychedelics? Check the Data Privacy Clause

    Wired Magazine -- 11/04/2022

    If the purpose of sending psilocybin client data to DORA is to identify adverse events, the system would be redundant. Overall, “the risks outweigh the potential remote benefits,” said Leo Beletsky, professor of law and health sciences at Northeastern University.

  • The cost of building in Boston keeps going up. That’s making real estate more expensive, too.

    Boston Globe -- 11/01/2022

    From 2020 to 2021, however, those costs rose 14 percent, and are up 11 percent so far in 2022, said Ali Touran, a professor of civil and environmental engineering at Northeastern University.

  • Can elected officials oust citizens from public meetings for being rude?

    WGBH -- 11/01/2022

    Daniel Medwed, GBH’s legal analyst and Northeastern University law professor, joined Morning Edition hosts Paris Alston and Jeremy Siegel to talk about the case, Barron v. Kolenda.