Northeastern University Distinguished Professor Kim Lewis and his team’s pioneering research presenting a new antibiotic that kills pathogens without encountering any detectable resistance has captured headlines worldwide and drawn widespread praise from the scientific community.
The discovery of this novel compound challenges long-held scientific beliefs and holds great promise for treating an array of menacing infections, says Northeastern University Distinguished Professor Kim Lewis.
Associate professor of chemistry and chemical biology Michael Pollastri has received a five-year, $2.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to advance his research into a treatment for sleeping sickness.
Visit the New England Aquarium and you may see a fish caught by Northeastern student Alfred Kyrollos, who was part of a biannual fish collecting expedition in the Bahamas in October.
Northeastern is part of an international research team that has sequenced the first genome of an Antarctic notothenioid fish. The breakthrough will shed light on the animal’s unique evolutionary adaptation to freezing waters.
A new Web tool co-developed by network scientist Alessandro Vespignani and his team at Northeastern’s MoBS Lab pulls Twitter mentions of Ebola-related keywords and displays them on an interactive world map—allowing the public to follow the latest news and discussion in real time.
Four professors in the College of Science explained what drives their passion for science and discovery at a campus event Thursday night.
The neglected tropical disease affects tens of thousands of people and is mostly fatal. Now, new research co-authored by Northeastern chemistry professor Michael Pollastri has identified hundreds of chemical compounds that could lead to a cure.
An interdisciplinary team of researchers at Northeastern University has received a four-year, $1.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation to develop new ways to study how marine organisms respond to climate related severe temperature stress.
Northeastern chemistry students made ice cream using liquid nitrogen on Friday afternoon on Krentzman Quad at an annual Welcome Week event that combines the science with the social.
Assigning credit for science papers with multiple authors can sometimes be a challenge. But a paper from Northeastern’s Center for Complex Network Research offers a new way to allocate this credit.