In a recently released paper Alessandro Vespignani and his collaborators provide hard numbers regarding accidental escape of a lethal virus. And they aren’t good.
Professor Joseph Incandela, Yzurdiaga Professor of Experimental Science at University of California Santa Barbara, was the 2013 Physics Nobel Prize Colloquium lecturer.
A collaborative team led by a Northeastern University professor may have altered the way we look at drug development for HIV by uncovering some unusual properties of a human protein called APOBEC3G (A3G).
Congratulations to physics major Trithep Devakul, who was recently named a recipient of a 2013/14 Provost Undergraduate Research Award.
A research team led by Meni Wanunu, assistant professor of physics and chemistry and chemical biology, has found that nanopores made of hafnium oxide slow the passage of DNA and are very stable.
Graduated Northeastern physics student Tanmoy Das has won a High Performance Computing Achievement Award.
Sudden cardiac arrest is the leading cause of death in the industrialized world. However, it’s not well understood and is challenging to both predict and effectively prevent.
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.
Matt Hall, @kwinkunks, is a geologist turned geophysicist with Agile*. He was the #sciencechat guest on Wednesday, October 16.
Like the rest of the academic community, physicists rely on various quantitative factors to determine whether a researcher will enjoy long-term success.