Associate professor of chemistry and chemical biology Michael Pollastri has received a five-year, $2.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to advance his research into a treatment for sleeping sickness.
This is a guest blog post by Gwen Schanker, AMD/S’18, a writer and editor for the student-run magazine NUScience. She is pursuing a double major in journalism and biology. Science writing […]
During a panel discussion on Ebola earlier this month, Northeastern professors Michael Pollastri and Richard Wamai discussed other issues the Ebola outbreak is underscoring.
Biochemistry major Eileen Sheehan reflects on her co-op at Palmer Station in Antarctica, where she’s learned the ins and outs of marine biology and conducted scientific research in the field.
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 is providing a series of guest […]
Ben Schmidt, an assistant professor of history who specializes in the digital humanities, has created a Bookworm that allows users to search references to specific words used throughout The Simpsons’ 25-season run by season, episode, and even time within each episode. Excellent.
Northeastern chemistry students made ice cream using liquid nitrogen on Friday afternoon on Krentzman Quad at an annual Welcome Week event that combines the science with the social.
Jennifer Mocarski, who works in Northeastern’s Urban Coastal Sustainability Initiative, reflects on her recent trip abroad as part of the Florida Earth Foundation’s US-Netherlands Connection Project.
Department of Chemical Engineering Chair Thomas Webster explains how nanotechnology could be used to fight Ebola and other deadly viruses.
I’ve been procrastinating writing this post because, well, I’m not great with goodbyes. Here’s the thing: After an incredible two-and-a-half-year run at Northeastern, I’ve accepted a job at the Broad Institute, […]
Some scientists get to have all the fun. Last week my colleague Joan Lynch and I made the trip up to Nahant to visit with a team of marine researchers based at […]
This is a guest blog post by Craig Schmidt, a fourth-year undergraduate student in the College of Engineering and recipient of the prestigious Vertical Flight Foundation Scholarship. This summer he’s participating […]