Eating disorders like anorexia, bulimia and binge eating disorder, severely undermine health and cost lives. In this live panel recorded at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, these complex illnesses are discussed.
Our human ancestors have been laying their dead to rest for thousands of years. The departed were usually laid in the earth or on a funeral pyre. Today, earth and fire are still the most commonly used methods. But now a new paradigm is on offer.
How running, meditation, a news blackout and a visit to Gallipoli helped a middle school social studies teacher recover after she was wounded by shrapnel in the Boston Marathon bombings. Oh, and a wicked sense of humor.
Imagine having the chair pulled out from under you the second you walk into a US classroom. Tanzid Sakib can laugh about it now. The teenager from Bangladesh recalls his first days of public school in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
The Tsarnaevs trained at the mixed martial arts gym under reporter Andrea Crossan's home. And, it turns out, that some of the best fighters in MMA come from the Caucasus region that also produced the Tsarnaevs.
Chris Doman doesn't want to scare you, but cyber attacks are only getting worse. That's why some hackers like him are pouring their time into "network defense," trying to keep out cyber intruders that want to steal everything from credit card numbers to industrial secrets.
This weekend, a dancer and runner who lost her foot in the Boston Marathon bombing refused to go on a national television show about the tragedy without a guarantee — she didn't want the names of the alleged bombers mentioned. PRI's The World senior producer Jeb Sharp looks at why some people need to move on, while others still want to understand what happened.
Many students from immigrant families go to diverse schools. But diversity itself doesn't guarantee understanding. Self-segregation and stereotypes persist, even in communities that pride themselves on their multiculturalism. In Cambridge, Massachusetts, middle-school teachers build empathy among classmates by teaching "the danger of a single story."
When it comes to coping with climate change, crowdsourcing of small solutions around the world can be as important as big-ticket approaches. That's the philosophy behind the Climate CoLab project at MIT.