An international research team led by Dan Distel, director of the Ocean Genome Legacy at Northeastern University, has discovered a novel digestive strategy in a wood-boring clam. The breakthrough, the researchers say, may also be a game-changer for the industrial production of clean biofuels.
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.
This is a guest blog post by Gwen Schanker, AMD/S’18, a writer and editor for the student-run magazine NUScience. She is pursuing a double major in journalism and biology. Science writing […]
New research from associate professor of marine science Justin Ries explains how moderate increases in ocean acidification and temperature can enhance the growth rates of some reef-forming corals.
Four professors in the College of Science explained what drives their passion for science and discovery at a campus event Thursday night.
An interdisciplinary group of Northeastern faculty and students led interactive demos and presentations showcasing research projects that leverage Big Data at the university’s sixth Pop Up Open Lab Experience and Reception on Monday.
First-year engineering students designed autonomous “sumo robots” that faced off in a friendly competition Friday as part of an innovative new pilot course.
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.
A new study co-authored by a team of Northeastern University faculty and students has found numerous instances of price steering and discrimination on many popular e-commerce retail and travel websites. That’s not necessarily a bad thing, they say—so long as the companies are transparent.
A new study conducted by Northeastern University in collaboration with the Urban Institute examined the comprehensive state of labor trafficking networks in the U.S.
Northeastern, with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities, hosted a workshop to introduce military historians to digital tools that could help them advance their own work and forge new collaborations with colleagues.
An interdisciplinary team at Northeastern University is developing an online simulation game that would provide self-represented litigants with advocacy experience before they appear in court for legal proceedings such as evictions, mortgage foreclosures, and debt collection cases.