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: Tainted supplements

By , Globe Staff

A review found that the government had recalled only 48 percent of the offending supplements.

Brainiac

How smart are dogs, really?

By , Globe Staff

Compared to dolphins and chimpanzees, dogs’ cognitive capacity isn’t quite so impressive.

Brainiac

Big Data: 0.066 mg of MDMA

By , Globe Staff

Humans and octopuses are separated by 500 million years on the evolutionary tree, yet our brains both respond to ecstasy.

Brainiac

Big Data: 73,000 years

By , Globe Staff

The earliest known human drawing goes way back.