Human brain research, the benefits of co-op, and a saucy hockey goal are among our selections for tweets from the Northeastern community this week.
Mark Patterson is discussing Aquaman at a Comic-Con 2015 panel on Friday. But on Thursday he attended the pop-culture convention in costume as a coral polyp, raising awareness about the dangers of microplastics in the ocean and Northeastern’s research to address the problem.
More than 100 million adults suffer from debilitating musculoskeletal conditions. Now one Northeastern student—a doctor of physical therapy candidate named Lauren Jarmusz—is working to counter the health scourge, cofounding a startup aimed at connecting people with doctors who specialize in the field.
Nanoscale fender guitars? Not quite yet. But researcher Steve Cranford managed to “tune a molecule” and sound out a children’s bedtime favorite.
Eva Hayes, S’16, is on co-op in the Bahamas at the Bimini Sharklab, where she swims with sharks and helps the lab study and tag them for research purposes. It’s a “dream co-op,” she said.
Northeastern alumnus Ben Lavoie is writing a book that will chronicle an ultimate summer trip he took after senior year: visiting all 30 Major League Baseball stadiums.
Cognitive scientist John Coley has helped unlock why misconceptions persist in science education—research that could change the way instructors teach and improve how students learn science.
Northeastern assistant professor Mai’a K. Davis Cross, who studies European politics, explains how Greece’s debt crisis and “no” vote could make the EU stronger and more resilient over the long term.
With a $1.6 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education, Northeastern professors will develop a Web-based system that teachers can use to more easily track the progress of children with emotional or behavior disorders.
A new strategy for mapping networks, from those underlying the Internet to the human brain, suggests possibilities for repairing damaged connections and disrupting dangerous ones.
The U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team’s victory in the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup is an experience the players and fans will not soon forget. We asked Northeastern women’s soccer head coach Tracey Leone, who has 29 international appearances under her belt, what it’s like playing for the red, white, and blue.
#iheartcoop, Student-made rockets, and President Aoun’s Public Art Initiative are among our selections for tweets from the Northeastern community this week.