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New research offers hope in treating sleeping sickness

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.

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Tiffany Kelley and Nightingale Apps

Ask the entrepreneur: 3Qs with Nightingale Apps

Tiffany Kelley, MS/MBA’08, rec­og­nized a need for better tools to help nurses and improve patient care. Here, she shares her inspi­ra­tion for cre­ating her busi­ness and how North­eastern has helped her along the way.


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Profiles In Innovation: Marc Raibert

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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Pumpkins are carved, now voting begins

Elliot Green­wood, right, holds on to the pumpkin as fellow North­eastern stu­dent Alex Viehbacher, left, carves the design during the 14th annual Great Pumpkin Carving Con­test at the Levine Marketplace.

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