In the World

Rami G. Khouri
February 15, 2011 Large Image
With the overthrow of longtime authoritarian leaders in Egypt and Tunisia, a Middle East expert asks, who’s next?

The overthrow of two longtime authoritarian rulers in Tunisia and Egypt in just six weeks caught many world affairs watchers by surprise, even as...

February 10, 2011
Tufts Finds "Outrage Talk" on the Rise among Liberals & Conservatives

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. -- While the tragic shooting in Arizona has spotlighted the vitriol that seems to pervade political...

Neil Blumenthal at Warby Parker offices in New York City
February 7, 2011 Large Image
Cool specs for fashion-conscious customers, better eyesight for those in need

Eyeglasses as we know them have been around for more than 700 years. Yet thousands of people around the world still suffer from the correctable...

Christina Pflipsen, D10, at Wright Patterson Air Force Base
January 20, 2011 Large Image
In a mammoth “group practice,” military dentists tend to the nation’s 2.4 million Marines, sailors, soldiers and airmen

While other members of the dental school class of 2010 were wielding mirrors and drills at their new jobs or finding their way in their...

Remco Chang
January 20, 2011 Large Image
Remco Chang uses visual analytics to puzzle out secrets from financial fraud to terrorism

Remember those children’s “hidden picture” puzzles, where the silhouette of a bear is disguised among the fissures of a tree trunk, or the outline...