By the end of the 21st century, climate change will significantly alter an important oceanographic process that regulates the productivity of fisheries and marine ecosystems, Northeastern researchers report in a new paper in Nature. These changes are likely to influence the geographic distribution of marine biodiversity.
Daniel Medwed, an expert in criminal law and a renowned scholar on the topic of wrongful convictions, has been appointed a member of a new Standing Committee on Eyewitness Identification by the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court.
In new research, Northeastern professor David Lewkowicz delivered some intriguing findings about bilingual babies’ lip-reading. But he also says adults do quite a bit of lip-reading every day, probably without even knowing it.
The findings have big implications for understanding how infants acquire speech and language and could play a role in treating and diagnosing children with communicative and learning disorders like autism, says Northeastern professor David J. Lewkowicz.
Northeastern professor Brian Helmuth and a group of international researchers recently published a review paper in Climate Change Responses calling for a new approach to understanding and predicting the impact of climate change.
Many of the principal issues facing coastal sustainability in 2015 are ones the field has been dealing with for some time, says Northeastern’s Marine Science Center Director Geoff Trussell.
Research from Northeastern professor of psychology Iris Berent and her colleagues finds that spoken language and motor systems are intricately linked—though not in the way that has been widely believed.
Murray Gibson, founding dean of the College of Science, discusses some of last year’s most fascinating science advances and what he’ll be watching closely in 2015.
Researchers at Northeastern University’s High Performance Materials and Structures Laboratory are looking to the characteristics of animal scales to help them develop the next generation of lightweight armor systems.
Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society will be based in the College of Social Sciences and Humanities for the next five years.
Steven Brill offered a two-step solution to the country’s healthcare crisis during his hourlong lecture at Northeastern University on Wednesday afternoon.
Terry Fulmer, dean of the Bouvé College of Health Sciences, will lead Northeastern’s team involved in a new multi-university consortium, which focuses on healthy aging and innovative approaches to help middle-aged and older adults lead a more active lifestyle.