Alan Guttmacher, director of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, discussed the future implications of the Human Genome Project with a score of Northeastern students and researchers.
Northeastern professors have teamed up with Fabien Cousteau, the grandson of famed oceanographer Jacques Cousteau, to lead Mission-31—a 31-day research operation on the ocean floor off Florida’s coast.
New research from physics professor Mark Williams stands to transform HIV/AIDS drug discovery by elucidating a long-held paradox about the molecules that form our first line of immune defense against the virus.
What would happen if hazardous biological research accidentally escaped the lab? Alessandro Vespignani, a Northeastern professor and world-renowned statistical physicist, conducted a computational experiment to find out.
Dinos Mavroidis, Distinguished Professor of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, and his team are developing computer software to simulate cancer drug delivery, guided by the force of a magnetic field.
Jerry Hajjar, professor and chair of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, is helping to design an autonomous low-flying vehicle capable of understanding and predicting structural damage in unsafe and remote locations following disaster events and for longterm maintenance.
The Northeastern community surveyed a dynamic range of interdisciplinary research projects focused on sustainability at the fifth Pop Up Open Lab Experience and Reception on Monday, hosted by Office of the Provost.
Northeastern researchers are developing the world’s smallest actuator for use in advanced NASA technologies as well as everyday household robotics.
Northeastern biologists have developed a method for treating intractable chronic infections, which kill more than tens of thousands of Americans each year.
Heather Brenhouse, an assistant professor of psychology, has received a grant from the National Institutes of Health to explore the connection between childhood trauma and adolescent mental illness.
Advances in observational technologies show that populations of bacterial cells are as diverse as any other species, but analytical tools have yet to evolve to study this individuality, says associate professor of civil and environmental engineering Ferdi Hellweger.
At the biannual meeting of the National Science Foundation Center for Health Organizations Transformation, graduate students from professor James Benneyan’s Healthcare Systems Engineering Institute presented the results of interdisciplinary projects aimed at fixing the healthcare system.