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.
Clinical studies of adolescents suffering from depression have shown an interesting connection between early life stress and the immune system.
It was a busy week for Drs. Geoff Davies and Elham Ghabbour, members of the Humic Acid Research Group.
Graduated Northeastern physics student Tanmoy Das has won a High Performance Computing Achievement Award.
Professor Michael Pollastri is creating a new platform to share data with international researchers focused on neglected tropical diseases.
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.
The secrecy model that dominates drug discovery doesn’t work for neglected tropical diseases. Associate Professor Michael Pollastri hopes to shift that paradigm with a new platform for secure data-sharing.
Dr. Edward B. Barbier’s main expertise is natural resource and development economics as well as the interface between economics and ecology.
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.