Writing at the crossroads of science and public life

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The Interview: Do Police Interrogation Techniques Produce False Confessions?

The New Yorker

Rebuilding the Notre Dame Cathedral Using 12th-Century Tools

Smithsonian Magazine

About Douglas Starr

Douglas Starr is Professor Emeritus at Boston University, where he co-directed the Graduate Program in Science Journalism for 29 years. His books and articles have won a Los Angeles Times Book Prize, the Gold Dagger Award in Britain and the Science in Society Award from the National Association of Science Writers.

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