The neglected tropical disease affects tens of thousands of people and is mostly fatal. Now, new research co-authored by Northeastern chemistry professor Michael Pollastri has identified hundreds of chemical compounds that could lead to a cure.
A new study co-authored by a team of Northeastern University faculty and students has found numerous instances of price steering and discrimination on many popular e-commerce retail and travel websites. That’s not necessarily a bad thing, they say—so long as the companies are transparent.
The acclaimed film director and screenwriter was on campus Monday to screen part of his documentary series The Untold History of the United States and discuss the project with the Northeastern community.
Chaos and conflict on the international landscape—particularly in the Middle East—in recent years can in part be traced back to America’s victory in the Cold War, according to veteran journalist and Slate columnist Fred Kaplan, who spoke this week at Northeastern.
By developing dynamic legged robots that emulate animal movements, Boston Dynamics founder Marc Raibert, E’73, says machines will be able to reach new heights.
Raibert’s talk, “Dynamic Robots: Mobility, Agility, and Speed,” will reveal how he creates innovative and functional robots inspired by the grace, swiftness, and natural movements of animals. Don’t miss this exciting discussion […]
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