An interdisciplinary duo of Northeastern professors have created the first electronic chip that mixes optical and electronic signals to perform the most elementary computational operations—a breakthrough that could lead to much faster and more efficient electronic devices.
Research from University Distinguished Professor Lisa Feldman Barrett’s lab confirms what singers and filmmakers have known all along: Love is a drug. It affects our behaviors—and our brains—in the same ways as addiction.
From studying the physics of a heartbeat to designing new cardiac disease detection methods, these five researchers have the heart on the brain.
In a recent talk at TED Women, associate professor Rupal Patel announced The Human Voicebank Initiative: a crowd-sourced platform that will help give personalized synthetic voices to people with severe speech impairments.
“The world is a source of learning and enlightenment and you cannot ignore it,” Northeastern President Joseph E. Aoun told members of the Student Government Association on Wednesday evening.
Co-op doesn’t just provide students with premier experiential learning opportunities. It also helps many find their life’s purpose, said several College of Science students who shared their stories at last week’s Spring Co-op Expo.
Obama’s presidency has polarized the public’s views on race, say Northeastern professors Amílcar Barreto and Richard D. O’Bryant, whose new book explores this issue from a range of perspectives.
A new type of cellular mechanism discovered by Northeastern researchers triggers bacterial biofilm formation.
Virtual humans, relational robots, brain imaging devices, and mobile eye-tracking technologies were among the innovative research projects highlighted at a daylong conference at Northeastern that explored the intersection of emotion science and technology.
Rand Ghayad, a doctoral candidate of economics at Northeastern, attended a meeting in Washington Friday with President Obama and corporate leaders focused on the president’s new initiative to combat long-term joblessness.
Northeastern is part of an international consortium working to make all data from the field of high-energy particle physics available to the public.
Northeastern University continues to gain recognition for its long-standing commitment to sustainability, placing first among American universities and third overall worldwide in this year’s GreenMetric Ranking of World Universities.