A recent news report suggests that more than 900 million Android phones could be at risk for cyberattacks. We asked Northeastern research scientist Collin Mulliner to offer up some strategies for keeping your device safe.
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The Pacific Northwest reportedly could be devastated by a major earthquake in the coming decades. But according to one Northeastern expert in community and infrastructure resilience, no part of the U.S. is safe from natural catastrophe.
Northeastern network scientist Albert-László Barabási reveals the truth behind six degrees of separation—and why the number doesn’t matter.
P.K. Agarwal, an accomplished executive whose distinguished career in high tech spans the public, private, and nonprofit sectors, will oversee the series of educational hubs that Northeastern will embed in select companies across the Bay Area.
On a Dialogue of Civilizations program to India this summer, Northeastern students saw firsthand how the nation of more than 1.2 billion people is preparing for climate change.
For Andrew Gouldstone, associate professor in the College of Engineering, the New Horizons’ spacecraft’s historic flyby of Pluto is an exciting lesson in both curiosity and attention to detail.
We asked Northeastern University–Seattle’s new director of computer science programs to discuss his vision for these programs and where the computer science industry is headed.
Mark Patterson is discussing Aquaman at a Comic-Con 2015 panel on Friday. But on Thursday he attended the pop-culture convention in costume as a coral polyp, raising awareness about the dangers of microplastics in the ocean and Northeastern’s research to address the problem.
Nanoscale fender guitars? Not quite yet. But researcher Steve Cranford managed to “tune a molecule” and sound out a children’s bedtime favorite.
Eva Hayes, S’16, is on co-op in the Bahamas at the Bimini Sharklab, where she swims with sharks and helps the lab study and tag them for research purposes. It’s a “dream co-op,” she said.
Cognitive scientist John Coley has helped unlock why misconceptions persist in science education—research that could change the way instructors teach and improve how students learn science.
With a $1.6 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education, Northeastern professors will develop a Web-based system that teachers can use to more easily track the progress of children with emotional or behavior disorders.