Lisa Feldman Barrett’s newest book “How Emotions Are Made” challenges many longheld beliefs of how the brain constructs emotions.
Pankhuri Singhal and Matthew Nguyen published research on the regeneration of limbs in axolotls as first-line authors in Development.
Northeastern faculty and administrators visited Cuba last week, with members of Congress, to expand upon the university’s academic and research partnerships there, which are paving the way for myriad research opportunities in areas such as coastal sustainability, tropical diseases, and the social sciences. This story is the fourth in our five-part series covering the visit.
Rechargeable zinc-air batteries are going mainstream, but other metal-air chemistries will have to wait awhile.
Associate Professor and Coordinator of Cooperative Education Veronica “Ronnie” Porter was recently elected President of Cooperative Education & Internship Association (CEIA).
A crack in the Antarctic ice shelf known as Larsen C has grown by 17 miles since the beginning of December, according to news reports. Scientists warn that a giant iceberg may soon break away from the shelf. We asked Northeastern’s Daniel Douglass, an expert in glacial geography, to explain why ice shelves form, what causes them to crack, and how they affect the environment.
Hundreds of girls, their families, volunteers, mentors, and staff attended this year’s “Show Me the Science” at Northeastern University.
Some 100 high school students spent Thursday meeting faculty members, touring labs and research facilities, and seeing science in action at Northeastern as part of the American Junior Academy of Science’s annual conference.
“It was a dream come true,” said chemistry major Clarissa Santori, who can be seen on tonight’s episode at 7:30 on CBS.
Research led by Northeastern professor Lisa Feldman Barrett found, for the first time, that the neurotransmitter dopamine is involved in human bonding, bringing the brain’s reward system into our understanding of how we form human attachments.