At the annual State of the University event on Tuesday, President Joseph E. Aoun challenged students, faculty, and staff to help shape Northeastern’s bright future by capitalizing on its momentum.
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Cyanobacteria, which are responsible for producing a quarter of the earth’s breathable oxygen, are nearly 3 billion years old, but they’ve yet to be well understood on a genetic level. Associate professor Jacqueline Piret aims to change that.
Quad Technologies, a biotechnology company founded at Northeastern, is a finalist in the 2013 MassChallenge, an annual global startup competition with more than $1 million in accelerator grant funding up for grabs.
David Pimentel, a fourth-year computer science major, is part of a team that has sent a 13-foot long autonomous robotic boat nicknamed Scout on a 3,500-mile journey from Rhode Island to Spain.
Northeastern hosted the first in a series of regional workshops for the Materials Genome Initiative, an Obama administration effort to reduce the time and cost needed to develop novel materials that can advance manufacturing and strengthen the economy.
New research from associate professor Rebeca Rosengaus confirms ant larvae have retained their individual immune systems throughout evolution, which she said could help explain why social insects are geographically widespread and ecologically dominant.
Fourth-year marine biology major Nadia Aamoum worked on international co-op on Mahe Island in Seychelles, where she learned the basics of dive research and which she is now applying to her work in the Three Seas Program.
An interdisciplinary group of researchers from around the world converged at Northeastern last week to grapple with the ethics of informed consent when using humans as their subjects.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently released a new report on the impact of antibiotic resistant bacteria on national health. We asked assistant professor Betsy Hirsch to explain its significance and what it means for the public.
In DARPA’s first ever Spectrum Challenge, computer science professor Guevara Noubir’s team dominated the competition in its attempt to transmit data from one point to another given the limited frequency spectrum available.
As technology continues to become more integrated into everyday life, Northeastern’s School of Nursing in the Bouvé College of Health Sciences held a symposium Wednesday night to discuss how nurses … read more »
Retired Marine Colonel Mark Mykleby said at a lecture at Northeastern on Tuesday that the nation’s biggest problem is global unsustainability and it will take behavioral change, not national strategy, to fix it.