The Boston Globe Magazine | May 20, 2018

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An experimental cancer treatment cured this dog. Could it work for people?

Our pets get sick in the same way we do. Finding cures for them is proving useful for us, too. By Amy Sutherland

ILLUSTRATION BY STUART BRADFORD

STUART BRADFORD

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Is Boston getting noisier? This app is designed to help us find out

NoiseScore will help research scientist Erica Walker gather data on a little-studied pollution. By Chris Berdik

Why do we fear plane crashes when the ride to the airport is more dangerous?

Our sense of danger needs a reality check. By Tom Keane

Spring/summer arts

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/03/06/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/cover0311arts.jpg 42 concerts, plays, and arts events you shouldn’t miss in New England

Globe critics looked all around the region to pick events you should mark on your calendar.

Best of the New

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/01/08/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/BOTNFood0114mag.jpg Boston’s 46 best new restaurants

Check out our dozens of picks for any budget, including pitch-perfect Italian-American cuisine, Chinese eateries, seafood and lunch spots, and more.

Bostonians of the Year

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/12/12/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/boty1217xef_art.jpg 2017 Bostonian of the Year (and 8 inspiring honorable mentions)

Dr. Ann McKee’s work may change football forever. Plus, intrepid teens, dissenting women, caring congregations, visionary scientists, and other engaged citizens making Boston stand out.

The Muck affair

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/11/29/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/110517cover.jpg Sex, spies, and the national anthem: The BSO scandal you’ve never heard of

One hundred years ago, one of the world’s top conductors was ensnared in a scandal involving patriotism and sex. It almost toppled Boston’s famed orchestra.

North End guide

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/01/20/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/northend0129web_lede.jpg Where to eat and what to order in Boston’s North End

15 of the neighborhood’s best restaurants, from elegant hideaways to buzzy trattorias to (lots of) incredible pizza.

Miss Conduct

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/05/16/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/wedding0520conduct.jpg Advice: Is it OK to invite someone to a bridal shower but not the wedding?

Our daughter is paying for her event, and keeping it smallish. Lots of family members aren’t invited, but I’d like to include them in the shower I’m hosting.

Dinner with Cupid

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/05/16/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/WEBCUPID.jpg Blind date: ‘She almost told me “Avengers” spoilers ... It was a close call’

Will a date between Marvel fans lead to a blockbuster romance?

COOKING | MAGAZINE

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/05/16/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/WEBGM-Sangria-1.jpg Recipes: Four ways to make summer sangria, with or without wine

Wine, well-chosen fruit, and modest sweetening are all sangria needs to be great.

Style Watch

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/05/08/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/VaniSayeed-NatRea-1.jpg Raspberry accents jazz up a formal living room

A burst of color lifts the mood in a Metro West Colonial.

On the Block

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2018/05/08/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/needham-ext-4000.jpg For sale: Bungalows in Needham and Weston

These low-pitched homes each pair casual California style with four bedrooms and more than 2,000 square feet.

A robotic dog is among the nature-inspired art and prototypes that will be featured at Peabody Essex Museum’s “Wild Design” exhibit. Sebastian Conran with Tony Prescottand Ben Mitchinson, ConsequentialRobotics, United Kingdom, MiRo,2017. Mixed media. Courtesy of Consequential Robotics.

Consequential Robotics

Your Week Ahead

Five things to do around Boston, May 21-27

Wild Designs at the Peabody Essex Museum, Campfire Festival at Club Passim, Honoring Our Heroes on Memorial Day, and more.

COMMENTS

Letters to the editor of the Boston Globe Magazine

Readers share their thoughts on the annual Top Spots to Live list and a commentary on men who sell beer to women.

2017 Women & Power

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/11/29/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/10292017cover.jpg The Top 100 Women-Led Businesses in Mass.

The Commonwealth Institute and the Globe Magazine acknowledge standout company and nonprofit leaders in fields ranging from construction to the arts.

2017 Top Places to Work

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/11/29/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/TPTWcover1119-3396.jpg Winning workplaces

More than 75,000 employees nominated nearly 340 workplaces across Massachusetts. The 125 best across four categories, small to largest, are here.

Boston Rocks

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2017/06/15/BostonGlobe.com/Magazine/Images/xref0611cover.jpg When Boston rocked

Take a tour of your youth with this ode to the gritty clubs, home-grown talent, and visiting acts that made Boston’s music scene so mesmerizing in the ’70s, ’80s, and ’90s.

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