Posts from the ‘School’ category

The Long Hard Road: Autism and the DSM 5

Amy Palmer’s son was diagnosed with autism when he was 3 years old. In the eight years since his diagnosis, he’s made immense progress, but still requires intensive therapy. Now his diagnosis—his lifeline to important services—is threatened by the publication of new clinical guidelines.

Shake, Rattle, and Tidal Roll–Understanding Ocean Quakes

Kasey Aderhold loves feeling the earth move beneath her feet. “Seismology seems like a field we should know more about than we do,” she said. A third year doctoral student in the geophysics department at Boston University she researches a type of earthquake that recently piqued the interest of seismologists around the world.

Food for Thought

Forty percent of the food produced in the United States is thrown away before it ever reaches a plate, according to a report published in August…