Constantinos Mavroidis, Distinguished Professor of Engineering, discusses the impact 3-D printing will have on the biomedical field. His lab is already using the technology to print smart, customized orthotic devices.
Northeastern graduate students are working to develop the next generation of energy efficient lithium batteries.
Psychology professor David DeSteno’s lab is the first to study the social implications of meditation, a practice well known to improve one’s physical and psychological well-being.
In recent years, the notion that there is a single mechanism by which antibiotics wipe out bacteria has permeated the field of microbiology. Now, new research from professor Kim Lewis and his team questions that hypothesis.
Professor Michail Sitkovsky’s literature review in the New England Journal of Medicine examines the vast body of research that followed his team’s groundbreaking discovery about the inner workings of the immune system.
Network scientists at Northeastern have designed an algorithm capable of identifying the subset of components that reveal a complex system’s overall nature.
In new research, Rebeca Rosengaus, an associate professor in the department of marine and environmental sciences, and her student Tamara Hartke turn an old theory of termite behavior on its head.
Complex decision-making requires us to select the most important information and throw out the rest, according to John Coley, an associate professor of psychology.
In 2009, Northeastern University network scientist Alessandro Vespignani developed a computational model that predicted the spread of the H1N1 virus. Three years later, new studies show that these predictions were highly accurate.