Northeastern researchers are the first to show that marine crabs are capable of hearing and that their auditory ability plays an important role in their response to fish predators.
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Northeastern’s chapter of Baja SAE just completed another successful season, finishing eighth overall at the final competition of the year. Here are five fun facts about the motorsports team and the vehicle designed by engineering students.
Ronald Smith, an associate professor of music technology and composition, has composed more than 30 pieces of music since the beginning of his professional career in the mid-1980s. You may be surprised to discover the sources of his inspiration.
Northeastern research technician Sara Williams first heard of the underwater research habitat Aquarius as a young member of the Girl Scouts of the USA. Twelve years later, she’ll be leading a research project just outside its doors.
Thomas Webster, professor and chair of Northeastern’s Department of Chemical Engineering, has been named president of the U.S. Society for Biomaterials, a 3,000-plus-member organization dedicated to enhancing human health and quality of life through biomaterials research.
Post-doctoral researcher Chris Skipwith has received two prestigious fellowships to develop nanosensors that detect serotonin and other small molecules in order to gain a better understanding of their role in cardiovascular disease.
Graduate student Amanda Dwyer will lead a research project in conjunction with Mission 31, a monthlong underwater expedition led by Fabien Cousteau, in which she’ll examine the dynamics of zooplankton on coral reefs.
Backed by funding from a Fulbright research grant, Dan Marsden, S’13, will study the paternal effects of fetal alcohol spectrum disorders in South Africa.
While on co-op in California, fourth-year business major Carlos Villalobos was ‘bitten by the technology bug.’ When he returned to campus, he co-founded Bökeh, a wireless enabled camera lens that connects to the iPhone.
The student group Enabling Engineering offers young humanitarians the chance to develop products that will make the lives of people with disabilities easier.
Joanne Miller, Matthews Distinguished University Professor and chair of Northeastern’s Department of Psychology, was recently recognized for her pioneering research on human language processing in the field of speech perception.
New research co-authored by professor Vladimir Torchilin and published in the journal Nature Medicine on Sunday presents a straightforward approach to destroying cancer cells that combines traditional strategies in a novel and synergistic way.