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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Big Data: Investigating drug effectiveness

By , Globe Staff

Thousands of people with PTSD used this drug to try to ward off nightmares.

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Innovation of the Week: Preventing broken hips

By , Globe Staff

This could help with a huge and costly problem.

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Big Data: A first-of-its-kind experiment

By , Globe Staff

Imagine talking with someone that you perceive is always yelling.

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Big Data: 33,782 refugees

By , Globe Staff

Stanford’s Immigration Policy Lab tried to better understand why some refugees flourish and others falter.