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Report shows Northeastern spinoffs help fuel economic growth

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Three Northeastern spinoff companies were highlighted in a recent report by The Science Coalition as examples of how federally funded university research and the companies created from that work can boost the U.S. economy.

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Making science relatable through journalism

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Mollie Bloudoff-Indelicato is a science journalist who writes for such outlets as National Geographic, Everyday Health, and Scientific American. She was the #sciencechat guest on Wednesday, October 23, 2013.

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Posted in Behavioral Neuroscience, Biochemistry, Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Linguistics, Marine and Environmental Sciences, Mathematics, Physics, Psychology

Research in the Rockies

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Biology and environmental science student Clint Valen­tine is always searching for his next big adven­ture.

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Posted in Biology, Marine and Environmental Sciences

Ancient bacteria go under the lens

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Every fourth breath you take comes from cyanobac­teria, which pop­u­late the planet’s waters.

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Petroleum, Fracking, and Geophysics – Crunching Digital Data

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Matt Hall, @kwinkunks, is a geologist turned geophysicist with Agile*. He was the #sciencechat guest on Wednesday, October 16.

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Posted in Biology, Marine and Environmental Sciences, Physics

Social insects put the ‘I’ in team to fight disease

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Social insects such as ants, ter­mites, and some bees and wasps live in a sort of eternal “air­plane envi­ron­ment.”

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A new era for human fertility research

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In 2012, Jonathan Tilly’s team pub­lished research in which it iden­ti­fied that certain cells in adult human ovaries pro­duce viable new eggs.

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Mark Nedelman at Northeastern University

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Dr. Mark Nedelman of Ekam Imaging talks at the Accelerating Translational Research for Drug Discovery conference at Northeastern University.

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Aloisia Schmid at Northeastern University

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Dr. Aloisia Schmid of California Institute of Technology talks at the Accelerating Translational Research for Drug Discovery conference at Northeastern University.

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Peter Lansbury, Jr. at Northeastern University

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Dr. Peter Lansbury, Jr. of Brigham & Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School talks at the Accelerating Translational Research for Drug Discovery conference at Northeastern University.

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