Assistant Metro Editor

Martin Finucane

Finucane, who has worked at the Globe for six years, previously worked in the Boston bureau of the Associated Press for 12 years.

Latest stories

5.2 million people crammed into Boston? In 1900, some of the best minds thought it was a possibility

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A Globe reporter in 1900 asked the city’s top minds what the year 2000 would look like in the city. Some things they got right, others they got wrong.

A 1900 Globe article saw a future full of pneumatic tubes. Wrong!

By , Globe Staff

A Globe reporter in 1900 asked the city’s top minds what the year 2000 would look like in the city. Some things they got right, others they got wrong. Very wrong.

MIT researchers think they may have found region of the brain connected to pessimism

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Researchers at MIT say they believe they’ve found a region of the brain that can generate a pessimistic mood.

Boxers or briefs? If you want to father a child, then the answer is clear

By , Globe Staff

Men who wore boxers had higher sperm concentrations and total counts, compared with men who wore other underwear, according to new research.