Northeastern researchers touched on that question this week in a series of talks that examined renewing tissue function, improving and restoring motor control, and the remarkable memory power of superagers.
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.
Julia Ebert, S’15, has won a Marshall Scholarship to pursue a one-year master’s of research in bioengineering at Imperial College London starting in the fall.
Biology and physics professor Dagmar Sternad received the 50th annual Robert D. Klein University Lecturer Award on Tuesday and discussed her interdisciplinary research on how the brain controls the human body.
First-year students explored a range of research topics in the Summer Discovery Experience, an intensive summer initiative run by the National Science Foundation-funded PRISM program.
Julia Ebert, a third-year behavioral neuroscience major, has been awarded a prestigious Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship.
Sometimes it’s easier to just see something rather than have someone try to explain it.