Rebeca Rosengaus, an associate professor of biology, says insects such as mosquitoes could transmit diseases to humans.
Law professor Brook Baker, a featured speaker at the upcoming 2012 International AIDS Conference, evaluates how the global community is faring in the battle against AIDS.
Professor Kristin Madison examines the potential outcomes of the Supreme Court’s upcoming ruling on President Obama’s signature health-care legislation.
Themis Papageorge, an associate clinical professor of computer and information science, examines the cybersecurity threat posed by al-Qaida and Anonymous, a global group of hackers.
Kimberly Jones, a faculty associate in Northeastern University’s Middle East Center for Peace, Culture and Development, analyzes President Barack Obama’s visit to Afghanistan on the eve of the one-year anniversary of the killing of Osama bin Laden.
Civil engineering students created an innovative solution for limiting the neighborhood’s traffic problems and pedestrian congestion.
Northeastern University junior Roberto Lavin tutored prospects in the Dominican Baseball Academy run by the Boston Red Sox, which will host their Opening Day at Fenway Park today.
Sunday marks the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic. After leaving Southampton, England, on April 10, 1912, the ship struck an iceberg late in the night four days […]
This marks the first time Liberty Battalion, the largest ROTC program in Massachusetts, has been recognized with the prestigious honor.
According to biology professor Fred Davis, your body needs time to adjust after losing an hour with daylight saving time this weekend.
Today is Feb. 29, the extra day we add to the calendar in leap years. But why do we need this extra day, and what is the science behind it? And what about the lesser-known leap second – which delegates from more than 70 nations recently debated whether to abolish? We asked Murray Gibson, dean of the College of Science, to answer these questions – as well as how early scientists discovered the need to adjust the calendar.
The United States spends $2 trillion in health care annually. New technologies and approaches to health care have led to a growing field in health informatics, which has a focus on both the clinical and personal aspects of the industry. We asked Timothy Bickmore, an associate professor in the College of Computer and Information Science, to discuss the impact this field can have on the health care industry as a whole, as well as Northeastern’s new PhD program in health informatics.