When the going gets tough in the microscopic world of bacteria, one of the best bets is to form a biofilm, an immobile colony of cells that offers protection against harsh conditions.
As we get ready to face another winter storm, and are still warming up from a frigid January, there are plenty of people questioning the validity of climate change.
Virtual humans, relational robots, brain imaging devices, and mobile eye-tracking technologies were among the innovative research projects highlighted at a daylong conference at Northeastern that explored the intersection of emotion science and technology.
Northeastern University continues to gain recognition for its long-standing commitment to sustainability, placing first among American universities and third overall worldwide in this year’s GreenMetric Ranking of World Universities.
Northeastern University’s biochemistry program recently became one of the first four in the nation to be accredited through the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB).
Dan Distel, executive director of Ocean Genome Legacy, is a co-author on a recently published article about shipworms.
Northeastern University is part of an international consortium working to make all data from the field of high-energy particle physics available to the public.
Commercial space flight. Empowering foster children. Human emotion and social resilience. These were among the many topics and initiatives speakers explored Saturday at TEDxNortheasternU, attended by 100 Northeastern students and designed to share bold ideas in the community.
When Mark Naniong began his co-op at the Boston-based Belfer Institute for Applied Cancer Sciences at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute last spring, becoming a scientist wasn’t on his radar.
Sir Richard Roberts, a Nobel Laureate and globally recognized leader in genomics and molecular biology, is a Distinguished University Professor in the College of Science.