Largest insurer pulls plug on states

But Wendy Parnet, director of Health Policy and Law at North­eastern Uni­ver­sity, said the Unit­ed­Health move does not nec­es­sarily mean trouble for the market. “It’s cer­tainly impor­tant for the suc­cess of […]

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Robot could ready Red Planet for humans

A team of UMass Lowell and North­eastern Uni­ver­sity researchers will spend the next two years writing soft­ware and algo­rithms to improve Val’s walking, hand coor­di­na­tion and com­mu­ni­ca­tion. The dis­tance from […]

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Experts: Belgium paying for lax security

Bel­gium — seen as a magnet for Islamic extrem­ists who have oper­ated under the radar there — needs to bol­ster its police tac­tics and intel­li­gence oper­a­tions, tighten up its notoriously […]

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Hub doc on hunt for stealthy killer

For about the past two years, Cor­rado — also the head team physi­cian at North­eastern Uni­ver­sity — has used echocar­dio­grams to study the heart struc­tures of about 200 Divi­sion 1 […]

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App could help stop epidemics

Devel­oping coun­tries could stave off the spread of future deadly 
epi­demics with the help of an 
Android app in the making — the brain­child of a North­eastern 
Uni­ver­sity stu­dent fighting […]

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