Deputy Ideas Editor

Alex Kingsbury

Alex Kingsbury is deputy editor of the Ideas section. Before joining the Globe, Kingsbury worked as a senior producer at WBUR for the programs Radio Boston and On Point. He also worked for US News & World Report on a variety of beats, including higher education, the Iraq War, and the intelligence community.

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Brainiac

Big Data: Feeding the squirrels

By , Globe Staff

Squirrels have developed tricks to keep track of their hidden snacks.

Brainiac

Big Data: 1,500 drugs collected

By , Globe Staff

One in 10 medicines in the developing world are either counterfeit or substandard.

Brainiac

Big Data: 40,000 years of being best friends

By , Globe Staff

As they were domesticated, dogs developed the ability to form powerful bonds with humans.

Brainiac

Big Data: 1 millimeter

By , Globe Staff

Just like humans, this worm experiences withdrawal symptoms.