In the 52nd annual Robert D. Klein Lecture, psychology professor Iris Berent argued that human language is a product of a specialized biological system, that we are innately equipped with a language instinct.
Assistant professor Javier Apfeld plumbs the cellular mechanisms driving the aging process in worms, uncovering insights that could increase our own longevity.
Northeastern University Distinguished Professor Kim Lewis has received a $1.5 million grant from the Steven & Alexandra Cohen Foundation to develop better treatments for Lyme disease.
Provost James C. Bean announced this week that Iris Berent is this year’s Robert D. Klein Lecturer.
Northeastern research professor K.M. Abraham goes inside the self-balancing scooters to reveal the science behind their combustion.
“I had thought about being a doctor before this experience,” said Keeyon Olia, S’18, “but not as seriously and not with as much confidence.”
Using statistical physics, network scientist Albert-László Barabási and his colleagues have developed the first-ever tool to identify whether systems—be they technological, ecological, or biological—are in danger of failing.
Detrich Island, named for H. William Detrich, is in Antarctica.
On Thursday, a team of scientists announced they had detected gravitational waves, ripples of energy across space-time sparked by the merging of two black holes. Northeastern physicist Pran Nath discusses the impact of the major breakthrough.
The Office of the Dean is pleased to announce Melissa (Missy) McElligott the recipient of the 2015-2016 College of Science Excellence in Teaching Award.