Northeastern doctoral candidate Daniel Blustein developed a curriculum to introduce middle school students to biomimetic science, the focus of his own research.
Chemical engineering professor Thomas Webster’s team developed an injectable, conductive material to regenerate heart tissue after either a heart attack or cardiac disease.
Climate change may impact the incidence and severity of a toxic species of algae, according to research by recent environmental studies graduate Ashley Cryan.
Network scientist Alessandro Vespignani, who studies the spread of diseases, explains the pandemic potential of the emerging H7N9 bird flu and why it’s different from past strains.
Spider silk is the strongest material in the world, but it’s barred from industrial manufacturing because of the difficulty of scaling up production. An engineering capstone team found a way to solve that problem.
Philip Larese-Casanova, an assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering, has received an NSF CAREER award to study the behavior of novel metallic pollutants in water.
Industrial engineering major Kendall Sanderson studies how to use systems engineering to streamline the healthcare industry.
During its 40-year history, the Barnett Institute of Chemical and Biological Analysis has pioneered breakthroughs in biotechnology, forensic science, and advanced materials study. Last week, its accomplishments were honored at a daylong conference on campus.
Electrical and computer engineering capstone students were inspired by the movie Iron Man in their development of goCAD, a program that allows users to manipulate virtual objects with nothing but a swipe of their hand.
“Are you okay?” Words like these appeared on the screens of millions of Boston residents’ and visitors’ mobile phones on April 15, the day two bombs exploded near the Boston Marathon … read more »
Pharmaceutical sciences professor Barbara Waszczak and graduate student Brendan Harmon devised an intranasal gene therapy that targets the underlying cause of Parkinson’s disease, not just its symptoms.
The leaders of the Northeastern Biochemistry club attribute its success to strong friendships and a deep interest in the field.