Lisa Feldman Barrett, University Distinguished Professor of Psychology, says that there is “not a cause for alarm” after a new paper revealed that many psychology studies’ results could not be replicated.
Jean McGuire, a professor of the practice in the Department of Health Sciences, will deliver remarks in honor of the 25th anniversary of the signing of the Ryan White Comprehensive AIDS Resources Emergency Act.
The $20.4 million cooperative agreement provides a unique mechanism for Northeastern to obtain expedited funding for research in designing and developing advanced engineered materials with security applications, and expands on the university’s leadership in security and resilience research.
Coral DNA could improve ocean conservation and reveal secrets about our own evolutionary history. Researchers at Northeastern’s Marine Science Center have made it easy to extract coral tissue aboard a ship and preserve the DNA for analysis.
In a recently published study, Northeastern University assistant professor Daniel T. O’Brien offered a new model for advancing the study of neighborhood dynamics. He leveraged Big Data to shed new light on what factors predict crime in urban neighborhoods, finding that private conflict—not public disorder—is a strong indicator.
Chemistry doctoral student Dana Klug makes possible drug options the way a chef makes a gourmet dish—adding an atom of hydrogen here, removing an atom of nitrogen there—to stop a deadly parasite in its tracks.
A decade after Hurricane Katrina made landfall in Louisiana, Northeastern professor Stephen Flynn examines how the catastrophic event vaulted our ability to recover from natural disasters into a national priority.
Daniel Aldrich and his family narrowly escaped the wrath of the catastrophic storm, which made landfall in New Orleans on Aug. 29, 2005. Since then, Aldrich, now a professor at Northeastern, has dedicated his career to examining community resilience, with a particular focus on the importance of social capital.
U.S. Rep. Seth Moulton received a comprehensive overview of Northeastern’s robust portfolio of security research on Thursday afternoon and underscored the importance of providing research funding in this area.
David Kimbro, a marine and environmental science professor at Northeastern University, has solved the mystery of why reefs in Florida inlets were experiencing large numbers of oyster loss. Drought and subsequent high salt levels in water led to a population spike in one of the oysters’ main predators: conchs.
Blurb: When discussing one of the most contentious topics of the 21st century—climate change—finding the balance between fact and emotion is precarious, say Northeastern faculty.
Northeastern physicists Albert-László Barabási and Gang Yan reveal a measuring strategy that could guide scientists in controlling real-world complex systems.