The taste of a piece of meat depends largely on how we feel about the way we believe the animal was raised. Northeastern psychology professor Lisa Feldman Barrett found that our feelings about “factory farms” vs. humane conditions can even change what we see on the plate.
Instead of protons “hopping” over barriers from point A to B, new research by professor Paul Champion and his team reveals for the first time that protons actually tunnel through these barriers. This discovery upends a centuries-old belief about how protons behave.
Psychology professor David DeSteno wrote an article titled, “The Connection Between Pride and Persistence” for the Harvard Business Review. In it he evaluates the connection between an employee receiving praise and their work ethic moving forward.
Physics professor Don Heiman authored a paper in Nature that describes his work making topological insulators more feasible for use in everything from iPhones to quantum computing.
Bridget Salna, Physics PhD candidate, sits down with the College of Science Graduate Program staff to talk about what it’s like to work and study at Northeastern University.
Philip Strandwitz, Biology PhD ’16, sits down with the College of Science Graduate Program staff to talk about what he’s been up to since defending his dissertation.
Northeastern University College of Science Dean Kenneth Henderson delivered the opening lecture at the Universities of Scotland Inorganic Chemistry Conference earlier this week, held at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland.
Northeastern Professor Tomasz Taylor is a master of theoretical elementary particle physics, and his successful career reflects that.
The Olympic sailing competition began Monday in Rio de Janeiro’s Guanabara Bay, the site of extensive water pollution that officials have warned is a health risk for the athletes. Geoff Trussell, director of Northeastern’s Marine Science Center, explains how bad the pollution can be for the aquatic ecosystem and what needs to be done to fix the problem.
Lisa Feldman Barrett and several colleagues have received a three-year, $2.5 million dollar grant to “pioneer a new approach to enable communities to withstand and bounce back quickly from hazards.”