Assistant professor Bryan Spring develops photodynamic therapies that both target malignant cells and halt new tumor growth. It’s a novel one-two punch approach to personalized medicine.
Austin Gallagher, MS’10, founder and president of Beneath the Waves, a nonprofit dedicated to conducting conservation-based research, was selected as one of 2016’s top 30 scientists under 30 years old.
Last week the popular social media platform reported that each of us is connected to everyone else not by six but just three and a half other people. Northeastern network theorist Albert-László Barabási offers a more comprehensive view: the number itself is a “toss up,” depending on the density of the network.
Northeastern assistant professor of psychology Rebecca Shansky provides insights into new treatments for post-traumatic stress disorder with a preclinical study that distinguishes how males and females respond to traumatic events.
Psychology professor Peter J. Bex and colleagues have reached a new understanding of why our peripheral vision is poor. The discovery could lead to treatments for eye diseases such as age-related macular degeneration.
Groundbreaking scientific research published earlier this year by Northeastern researchers and their colleagues topped the list of the 100 scientific articles receiving the most media buzz and online attention in 2015, according to the London-based company Altmetric.
The two-week U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change ended in Paris on Saturday with nearly 200 nations agreeing on a plan to combat climate change. Here, Northeastern professors discuss the good, the remaining challenges, and the future of this historic accord.
Over the past century, the discipline of physics has expanded exponentially, crossing boundaries into areas as diverse as biology and engineering. Network scientists in the lab of Albert-László Barabási analyzed how this growth drives technological breakthroughs that improve our lives.
The achievements of Northeastern faculty, students, and staff garner numerous awards, grants, and accolades throughout the year in fields from engineering and business to physics and literature. Here, we share some of the recent honors.
The Network Science Institute, home of the nation’s first doctoral program in network science, brings together an interdisciplinary team of renowned Northeastern scholars to plumb the structure and function of systems and develop intervention strategies to improve the health and security of people around the world.
Maggy Benson, S’06, might not have become the face of a popular television-style program at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History had it not been for Northeastern’s co-op program
From a cyclone that knocked out swaths of the Indian Railways Network to the winter storms that brought the MBTA system to its knees, an urgent need exists for systematic strategies that speed the recovery of critical lifelines in the wake of disasters. Thanks to Northeastern researchers, that need is being met.