Cognitive scientist John Coley has helped unlock why misconceptions persist in science education—research that could change the way instructors teach and improve how students learn science.
A new strategy for mapping networks, from those underlying the Internet to the human brain, suggests possibilities for repairing damaged connections and disrupting dangerous ones.
When it came time to choose a college, Nick DePorzio found a piece of information that solidified his choice to attend Northeastern. One of the university’s more than 2,900 co-op sites is CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, which hosts the world’s largest and most powerful particle accelerator.
One of this year’s NSF graduate research fellowship awardees is Sara Williams, a Research Technician at the Marine Science Center and an incoming graduate student in Northeastern’s Ecology, Evolution, and Marine Biology PhD program.
Partial differential equations, cloaking, and inspiring students – it’s what interests mathematics professor Ting Zhou.
After 36 years of outstanding contribution to Northeastern University, its students, and the field of coastal geology, Dr. Peter S. Rosen retired as Associate Professor Emeritus on January 1, 2015.
More than 250 metric tons of microplastic are estimated to be floating in the world’s oceans, threatening marine life. Ethan Edson’s prototype is designed to gather data by tracking these harmful particles.
This summer, an interdisciplinary research team led by Marine and Environmental Sciences professor Geoff Trussell will study community organization and connectivity of rocky intertidal habitats throughout the Gulf of Maine.
In recent years, scientists have discovered that the human brain works on predictions, contrary to the previously accepted theory that it reacts to outside sensations. Now, in a paper published in Nature, University Distinguished Professor Lisa Feldman Barrett has reported finding the epicenter of those predictions.
A research team led by University Distinguished Professor Kim Lewis presents in a new paper that it has identified drug-tolerant persister cells in the bacterium that causes Lyme disease. The researchers also present a promising approach to potentially eradicating this and other infections.