Research from University Distinguished Professor Lisa Feldman Barrett’s lab confirms what singers and filmmakers have known all along: Love is a drug. It affects our behaviors—and our brains—in the same ways as addiction.
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From studying the physics of a heartbeat to designing new cardiac disease detection methods, these five researchers have the heart on the brain.
In a recent talk at TED Women, associate professor Rupal Patel announced The Human Voicebank Initiative: a crowd-sourced platform that will help give personalized synthetic voices to people with severe speech impairments.
Co-op doesn’t just provide students with premier experiential learning opportunities. It also helps many find their life’s purpose, said several College of Science students who shared their stories at last week’s Spring Co-op Expo.
Not using the same password for everything is among several tips Northeastern cybersecurity expert Wil Robertson suggests to help Internet users guard their personal information online.
A new type of cellular mechanism discovered by Northeastern researchers triggers bacterial biofilm formation.
Virtual humans, relational robots, brain imaging devices, and mobile eye-tracking technologies were among the innovative research projects highlighted at a daylong conference at Northeastern that explored the intersection of emotion science and technology.
As part of the Women Who Inspire Speaker Series Tuesday night, presidents and CEOs of renewable energy, climate change, and sustainability companies discussed their careers and urged students and industry professionals to seize opportunities in rapidly-growing green industries.
Northeastern is part of an international consortium working to make all data from the field of high-energy particle physics available to the public.
Gamers from Northeastern University and other area colleges convened at Snell Library’s Digital Media Commons this weekend for a 48-hour game-developing frenzy as part of the international event.
Fifth-year chemistry major Mark Naniong’s research while on co-op at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute made it to the pages of a prestigious academic journal—and inspired him to pursue a career linked to innovation in science.
Commercial space flight. Empowering foster children. Human emotion and social resilence. These were among the many topics and initiatives speakers explored Saturday at TEDxNortheasternU, attended by 100 Northeastern students and designed to share bold ideas in the community.