Open-pit coalminers who drive heavy-duty vehicles face a unique brand of whole-body vibration caused by operating this equipment. Backed by a new grant from the Alpha Foundation, physical therapy professor Jack Dennerlein will explore its effect on the body.
While on co-op in the Philippines, fourth-year student Sam Manning packaged thousands of pounds of donated rice, noodles, and sardines to send to survivors of a catastrophic typhoon that killed more than 5,900 people.
Every dementia patient requires a nuanced form of care, according to Alice Bonner, a newly appointed associate professor in the School of Nursing and a leading expert in treating dementia.
Distinguished Professor of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Constantinos Mavroidis cites Northeastern’s spirit of innovation as a catalyst for his recent election to the National Academy of Inventors.
The aesthetic beauty embodied by new research from associate professor of physics Latika Menon is the very thing that makes it useful for a range of advanced technologies.
More than a dozen students in an advanced writing service-learning course have each curated two exhibits for the Our Marathon digital archive, a web-based, crowd-sourced collection of pictures, videos, and oral histories in memory of the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings.
At a TEDWomen talk on Thursday, Northeastern associate professor Rupal Patel described a new project to give personalized voices to the voiceless.
Scheduled for completion in fall 2016, the 220,000-square-foot facility is part of the university’s ongoing effort to expand its capacity to engage in path-breaking research across disciplines.
Researchers in the College of Engineering have developed a combustion system that burns plastics as cleanly as natural gas—and has the added capability of producing carbon nanotubes.
At the seventh installment of the Profiles in Innovation Presidential Speaker Series, cell biologist Jeanne Lawrence described her journey to silencing the extra copy of chromosome 21, which is responsible for Down syndrome.
Alan Guttmacher, director of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, discussed the future implications of the Human Genome Project with a score of Northeastern students and researchers.
Northeastern professors have teamed up with Fabien Cousteau, the grandson of famed oceanographer Jacques Cousteau, to lead Mission-31—a 31-day research operation on the ocean floor off Florida’s coast.