Mathematics

How does marine life survive climate extremes?

Gulf of Maine photo courtesy Kylla Benes

An interdisciplinary team of researchers at Northeastern University has received a four-year, $1.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation to develop new ways to study how marine organisms respond to climate related severe temperature stress.

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Posted in Marine and Environmental Sciences, Mathematics

Three COS Faculty Honored As “Highly Cited Researchers”

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The faculty members appear on Thomson Reuters’ “Highly Cited Researchers 2014″ list.

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Posted in Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Mathematics, Physics

RISE to the occasion

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Students and faculty across many disciplines presented their most recent scholarly research, innovative thinking, and entrepreneurial ventures on Thursday at RISE:2014, Northeastern’s Research, Innovation and Scholarship Expo.

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Posted in Behavioral Neuroscience, Biochemistry, Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Linguistics, Marine and Environmental Sciences, Mathematics, Physics, Psychology

Magic and symmetry in mathematics

Ivan Loseu

We live in a three-​​dimensional world. Despite the many ben­e­fits this presents, it also makes for a com­pli­cated math problem, according to North­eastern asso­ciate pro­fessor of math­e­matics Ivan Loseu.

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Students find life calling through co-​​op

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Nearly two-​​dozen stu­dents shared their co-​​op expe­ri­ences with their peers at the Col­lege of Sci­ence Spring Co-​​op Expo on Friday in the Raytheon Amphithe­ater.

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Posted in Behavioral Neuroscience, Biochemistry, Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Linguistics, Marine and Environmental Sciences, Mathematics, Physics, Psychology

Bold ideas take flight at TEDxNortheasternU

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Commercial space flight. Empowering foster children. Human emotion and social resilience. These were among the many topics and initiatives speakers explored Saturday at TEDxNortheasternU, attended by 100 Northeastern students and designed to share bold ideas in the community.

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Students learn research skills through summer program

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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.

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Posted in Biology, Mathematics, Physics

The rungs of mathematical discovery

Valerio Toledano Laredo

More than a decade ago, math­e­matics pro­fessor Valerio Toledano Laredo was puz­zling over the rela­tion­ship between the sym­me­tries of macro­scopic and micro­scopic sys­tems when he dis­cov­ered a brand new set of dif­fer­en­tial equa­tions.

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