Don’t sleep on it: In this week’s installment of Why is That?, Jade Zee, assistant director of the behavioral neuroscience program, explores why yawns are so contagious.
We are very excited to share these and congratulate all of the winners.
Singhal attended the wrong orientation as an incoming freshman. No big deal. It just sparked her curiosity, inspired her to switch majors, and led to transformative research and co-op experiences. Next month, she’ll share the highlights of her journey when she delivers the student commencement address on May 5—the same day she turns 23.
Can disposable diapers help us understand a new technology that could reveal how the brain generates thoughts, feelings, behavior, and sensations? The answer is yes, according to neuroengineer Edward Boyden, who tonight will deliver the keynote address for Northeastern’s Brain Awareness Week.
Pankhuri Singhal and Matthew Nguyen published research on the regeneration of limbs in axolotls as first-line authors in Development.
Hundreds of girls, their families, volunteers, mentors, and staff attended this year’s “Show Me the Science” at Northeastern University.
NU Talk 2017 brought together several student researchers from across the scientific disciplines in a series of presentations representing the vast scope of research underway in labs on campus and on co-ops around the world. The event “aimed to paint a picture of the future and divine our role in that future,” said Alexander Farahani, S’18.
As Dean of the College of Science I wish to reach out and offer the support of our community to those students, staff and faculty who are potentially affected by the recent Immigration Executive Order.
For many, reading about complex scientific research and innovation can be a daunting task. But the students behind NU Sci—Northeastern’s student-run science magazine—are working to change that.
Kenneth Henderson can point to the moment when his career spun in an exciting new direction: a five-month industry placement in London prior to his senior year of college. Here, the new College of Science dean discusses the importance of experiential education and his vision for the college.