In the latest installment of the Profiles in Innovation Presidential Speaker Series, Nobel laureate Sir Harold Kroto discussed his discovery of Buckminsterfullerene with a standing-room-only audience.
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Northeastern University has launched a new master’s degree program with a built-in experiential learning component, specifically designed for professionals who want to transition into high-growth industries, but do not have … read more »
It took 5,000 man-hours for a team of 30 Northeastern students to build the 245-pound craft, which will be judged in a regional competition later this month.
University Distinguished Professor of Biology Kim Lewis is exploring alternative approaches to curing chronic Lyme disease using his expertise in bacterial cell persistence.
Northeastern professor Dagmar Sternad received the 50th annual Robert D. Klein University Lecturer Award on Tuesday and discussed her interdisciplinary research on how the brain controls the human body.
Ningfang Mi, an assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, is exploring better ways of predicting and managing demand for cloud computing resources.
In new a paper, Northeastern psychology researchers challenge long-held beliefs about patience by showing that cultivating gratitude can promote impulse control—which many previous studies have linked to better long-term outcomes.
Psychology professor John Coley discusses how the need for explanation can drive society—and perhaps the media—to be consumed with curiosity into the unknown, like with the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.
Assistant professor of pharmacy Ganesh Thakur is developing compounds that have the same benefits as medicinal marijuana but without the negative side effects.
The Digital Scholarship Commons, which opened earlier this semester at Snell Library, serves as a dedicated meeting space for faculty and doctoral students to access a range of high-level services for digital scholarship, teaching, and research.
A ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday formally established the center—a unique industry-academic partnership—at its new home: Northeastern University’s Kostas Research Institute for Homeland Security in Burlington, Mass.
Nobel laureate Sir Richard Roberts, recently appointed Distinguished University Professor in the College of Science, discussed his love for bacteria and their symbiosis with people on Monday afternoon at his inaugural lecture, after which he conversed with President Joseph E. Aoun.