Do you think like a chemist? Do you sometimes discard information without even knowing it?
Sometimes it’s easier to just see something rather than have someone try to explain it.
While on co-op with the Department of Global Psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital, psychology majors and identical twin sisters Dalal and Alaa Alhomaizi approached the director and asked if they could coordinate a program in Kuwait for World Mental Health Day in October.
Chemistry professor Carla Mattos spends much of her time studying a protein known as RAS. It is important in cell proliferation, and until recently has been completely elusive as a drug target, she told News@Northeastern’s Angela Herring.
As news of the latest outbreak is upon us, Vespignani and his colleagues recently published an article in the journal BMC Medicine that offers definitive proof of a strong agreement between the predictions and the real-life surveillance data collected in 2009.
Psychology professor Lisa Feldman Barrett was featured in an article in the Financial Times about cerebral circuitry and whether gadgets are changing the way our brains work.
When assistant professor of biology James Monaghan was an undergraduate, he hung a life-size inflatable Spiderman from the ceiling of his dorm room.
Some people are not making plans for the New Year. From hiding in bomb shelters to sharpening their survival skills, doomsday theorists are preparing for judgment day, which the Mayan calendar predicts will take place on Friday.
Dan Shea focuses his work on BPAs — not the ones associated with plastics, but rather a class of anti-cancer drugs that also has anti-microbial properties.
Northeastern University’s own Dr. Thomas R. Gilbert, an associate professor of chemistry and chemical biology, was recently elected to the American Chemical Society Board of Directors. He will serve as the director for District I, which includes New England, New York, and parts of Pennsylvania.