Physics

New research takes aim at heart’s ‘safe zone’

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Sudden car­diac arrest is the leading cause of death in the indus­tri­al­ized world. How­ever, it’s not well under­stood and is chal­lenging to both pre­dict and effec­tively pre­vent.

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Researchers use science to predict success

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Like the rest of the aca­d­emic com­mu­nity, physi­cists rely on var­ious quan­ti­ta­tive fac­tors to deter­mine whether a researcher will enjoy long-​​term suc­cess.

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A kid in a network shop

Baruch Barzel

There are some ques­tions that you don’t need to be a sci­en­tist to ask. You need to be a little kid.

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Network scientists lead congressional briefing

Alex Vespignani is the Sternberg Distinguished Professor of Physics, Computer Science and Health Sciences.

Net­work sci­ence has the poten­tial to solve major national chal­lenges in health, secu­rity, and sus­tain­ability, said two North­eastern Uni­ver­sity pro­fes­sors in a briefing on Tuesday after­noon in Wash­ington, D.C.

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Searching the next frontier

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Toyoko Ori­moto works at the Large Hadron Col­lider at the Euro­pean Orga­ni­za­tion for Nuclear Research in Geneva, Switzer­land.

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The past, present, and future of nanomedicine

Srinivas Sridhar

Each year, nearly $18 bil­lion is spent on nanomed­i­cine research.

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Dark Matter, Dark Energy, Excited Scientist

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Toyoko Orimoto, a particle physicist, is a collaborator on the CMS Experiment at CERN and an assistant professor at Northeastern University.

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Local bioterrorism as a potential global threat

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According to a new com­puter mod­eling research study from North­eastern Uni­ver­sity net­work sci­en­tist Alessandro Vespig­nani, when it comes to bioter­rorist attacks, “dis­eases have no bor­ders.”

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What’s next for particle physicists, post-​​Higgs?

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In March of last year, sci­en­tists working with the Large Hadron Col­lider at the Euro­pean Orga­ni­za­tion for Nuclear Research in Geneva, Switzer­land, iden­ti­fied the Higgs boson.

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A wiring diagram for disease

Baruch Barzel

The human genome is a vast parts list for the inner works of our biology.

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