The judging is underway at RISE:2016. The doors opened at 10 a.m., and presenters are talking with judges and visiting with expo attendees.
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On Wednesday, a NASA team assembled Valkyrie, the 6-foot-2-inch, 275-pound humanoid robot on which an interdisciplinary team of Northeastern students and faculty will perform advanced research and development work.
Valkyrie—the 6-foot-2-inch, 275-pound humanoid robot on which an interdisciplinary team of Northeastern students and faculty will perform advanced research and development work—is up and walking.
In the 52nd annual Robert D. Klein Lecture on Tuesday, psychology professor Iris Berent argued that human language is a product of a specialized biological system, that we are are innately equipped with a language instinct.
Three Northeastern students have co-founded a hyperlocal photo-sharing platform that connects people who are in the same place at the same time, like a party or sporting event. Now, the Blurr team is headed to South by Southwest to pitch its startup to entrepreneurs and investors as finalists in a national student startup competition.
A group of Northeastern engineering and physical therapy students have spent months developing devices designed to help children with disabilities at an orphanage in Ecuador. On Sunday, 15 students and their professor traveled to the South American country to spend their spring break working with these children.
Time was, monitoring the behavior of whales meant boarding a boat and systematically scanning the ocean. Coverage extended only as far as the eye could see. But today, Northeastern researchers use advanced underwater acoustic sensing technology that covers 100,000 square kilometers to track—and listen to—marine mammals. What they heard at feeding time amazed them.
William Detrich has been making research trips to Palmer Station in Antarctica for more than 30 years. Now, in recognition of his notable discoveries, a small island less than a mile away from the research facility has been commemoratively named after him.
The campaign for Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz is working with a British data company to develop behavior-based models of American voters. As voters head to the polls today as part of Super Tuesday, we asked professor Nick Beauchamp if the practice, called microtargeting, is the quintessential form of political persuasion or simply a dirty trick played on the unwitting public.
Members of the Northeastern community toured the Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Complex on Thursday, as part of the university’s celebration of National Engineers Week.
Facebook users now have the capability to do more than just “like” a picture of their friend’s baby or a new recipe posted by their favorite food blog. Last week, the […]