Alternative energy sources are often touted as the solution to the waning global supply of oil and mounting evidence of carbon-induced climate change.
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Nick Polanchik, a rising second year biology major and math minor, was an Orientation Leader over the summer. On Wednesday, August 7, during #sciencechat, he answered questions about what students can expect when they arrive on campus in just a few weeks.
Northeastern is one of 20 U.S. universities committed to a greener way of doing and teaching chemistry.
Deanna Church is a staff scientist at the National Institutes of Health where she works on genome assembly. She was a guest of #sciencechat on July 31, 2013 where she talked about how she got interested in her work, the challenges, and the victories.
Each year, nearly $18 billion is spent on nanomedicine research.
With time, the amino acid known as asparagine will eventually degrade.
During #sciencechat on July 17 the @NortheasternCOS account tweeted several fun science facts.
Jeremy Casson, the interim director of Student Services in the College of Science at Northeastern University, tries to calm the nerves of some incoming students.
Rising senior Kaitlyn Duffy has explored a range of science and security-related topics.
Mehmet Ates and Matthew Trahan are working with research professor K. M. Abraham to develop the next generation of energy efficient lithium batteries.