In recent years, a body of publications in the microbiology field has challenged all previous knowledge of how antibiotics kill bacteria.
In the last few decades, scientists have come to attribute an immunological explanation to many cancers.
Throughout the 179th annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Northeastern faculty led presentations highlighting their work to address real-world challenges in areas ranging from health to technology to sustainability.
Just as the name implies, complex systems are difficult to tease apart. An organism’s genome, a biochemical reaction, or even a social network all contain many interdependent components—and changing any one of them can have pervasive effects on all the others.
The College of Science is hosting weekly Twitter chats on Wednesdays at noon during which different topics are discussed.
There are more than 3,000 species of termites in the world, all living in social colonies with distinct hierarchies.
The College of Science would like to invite you to take part in a “virtual welcome day” Saturday, February 16, 2013. The event kicks off at 12 p.m., and will continue throughout the day, highlighting each of our programs. The…
The university cancelled classes Friday and is closed both Friday and Saturday. In addition, the Welcome Day for admitted students that was scheduled for Saturday has been cancelled.
The majority of the world’s cities lie on a shoreline, and by 2020, two-thirds of all Americans are expected to reside in coastal cities.
Northeastern University’s Barnett Institute of Chemical and Biological Analysis formally announced a technology alliance partnership with Thermo Fisher Scientific, a multibillion-dollar analytical instrumentation and product company, based in San Jose, Calif., with corporate offices in Waltham, MA.