Are you happy? With a 5-year, $1 million-plus grant from the National Institute on Aging, Associate Professor Derek M. Isaacowitz, is evaluating whether older adults benefit more from positive thinking.
Three students from the College of Science were nominated for the Rhodes, Marshall, and Mitchell Scholarships.
Psychology professor Lisa Feldman Barrett recently wrote about the research her lab is doing regarding emotions and how there are flaws in the traditional view of emotions.
Northeastern is part of an international research team that has sequenced the first genome of an Antarctic notothenioid fish. The breakthrough will shed light on the animal’s unique evolutionary adaptation to freezing waters.
An international research team led by Dan Distel, director of the Ocean Genome Legacy at Northeastern University, has discovered a novel digestive strategy in a wood-boring clam. The breakthrough, the researchers say, may also be a game-changer for the industrial production of clean biofuels.
John Coley, associate professor of psychology, weighs in after Charlie Baker’s memory fails.
Associate professor of Physics Latika Menon has been named a Fellow of the Institute of Physics.
A new Web tool co-developed by network scientist Alessandro Vespignani and his team at Northeastern’s MoBS Lab pulls Twitter mentions of Ebola-related keywords and displays them on an interactive world map – allowing the public to follow the latest news and discussion in real time.
New research from Marine and Environmental Sciences professor Justin Ries explains how moderate increases in ocean acidification and temperature can enhance the growth rates of some reef-forming corals.
Steven Scyphers, a postdoctoral researcher at the Marine Science Center, has won the Best Paper of the Year award for 2013 from American Fisheries Society.