Backed by funding from a Fulbright research grant, Dan Marsden, S’13, will study the paternal effects of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders in South Africa.
Joanne Miller, Matthews Distinguished University Professor and chair of Northeastern’s Department of Psychology, was recently recognized for her pioneering research on human language processing in the field of speech perception.
New research co-authored by professor Vladimir Torchilin and published in the journal Nature Medicine on Sunday presents a straightforward approach to destroying cancer cells that combines traditional strategies in a novel and synergistic way.
I’ve been having some crazy dreams lately, which I hear is a symptom of being knocked up. Here’s a review of a book called Dreamland all about how and why […]
Today’s guest post comes to you from the capable hands of blossoming science writer Gwen Schanker, AMD’18. Schanker just completed her first year at Northeastern, where she studies journalism and […]
A new policy from the National Institutes of Health will require all biomedical research funded by the NIH to be gender balanced. Here, Rebecca Shanksy, an assistant professor of psychology whose research is focused in this space, discusses the implications of the decision.
As part of a month-long underwater research mission, graduate student Allison Matzelle will lead a project studying the flow of energy through one of the oldest organisms in the world: the giant barrel sponge.
This is a guest blog post by Eileen Sheehan, a biochemistry student at Northeastern University who is on co-op at Palmer Station, Antarctica. She will providing a series of guest […]
Doctoral students Allison Matzelle, Jennifer Morales, and Tanya Rogers have been named 2014 graduate research fellows by the National Science Foundation. The program supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines.
Northeastern University researchers are part of an international, multidisciplinary team exploring a first-of-its-kind approach to improve human intelligence by stimulating the brain with low-level transcranial current applied to the scalp.
Northeastern associate professor Jon Grabowski, an expert in marine science and fisheries and a member of the New England Fishery Management Council’s Habitat Plan Development Team, is working with fisheries scientists and managers to develop tools that will enhance fisheries habitat management.
Professor Tim Cresswell has received a $1 million grant to build upon his work in mobility theory by examining urban transportation infrastructures and trends in 14 countries. The goal is to understand how current and emerging ideas influence a larger global discussion around mobility in areas such as policy, health, security, sustainability, and social justice.