First-year engineering students created museum exhibits for middle schoolers in an effort to learn how to communicate complex topics to younger audiences.
Jennifer Elliott, a doctoral candidate at the Marine Science Center, is pursuing research to determine how best to rehabilitate the coral reefs in her homeland of Mauritius, a small island located in the Indian Ocean.
New research out of Northeastern psychology professor Iris Berent’s lab suggests that humans’ capacity for creating language is encoded in our brains as a universal set of rules.
In the latest installment of the Profiles in Innovation Presidential Speaker Series, Nobel laureate Sir Harold Kroto discussed his discovery of Buckminsterfullerene with a standing-room-only audience.
At the sixth event in Northeastern’s Women Who Inspire series, CEOs of three of the area’s top pharmaceutical companies discussed the challenges and rewards of being a leader in the drug discovery industry.
University Distinguished Professor of Biology Kim Lewis is exploring alternative approaches to curing chronic Lyme disease using his expertise in bacterial cell persistence.
Northeastern professor Dagmar Sternad received the 50th annual Robert D. Klein University Lecturer Award on Tuesday and discussed her interdisciplinary research on how the brain controls the human body.
Ningfang Mi, an assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, is exploring better ways of predicting and managing demand for cloud computing resources.
In new a paper, Northeastern psychology researchers challenge long-held beliefs about patience by showing that cultivating gratitude can promote impulse control—which many previous studies have linked to better long-term outcomes.
Psychology professor John Coley discusses how the need for explanation can drive society—and perhaps the media—to be consumed with curiosity into the unknown, like with the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.
Assistant professor of pharmacy Ganesh Thakur is developing compounds that have the same benefits as medicinal marijuana but without the negative side effects.
A ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday formally established the center—a unique industry-academic partnership—at its new home: Northeastern University’s Kostas Research Institute for Homeland Security in Burlington, Mass.