Northeastern University convened experts from industry, government, and academia last week to discuss advancements in next-generation energy storage and battery technologies—both of which have major implications for global challenges in energy consumption, materials shortages, and climate change.
Sarah Jackson, assistant professor of communication studies, weighs in on how the mainstream media and citizen journalists have covered the events in Ferguson, Missouri, where the shooting death of an unarmed teenager has sparked protests and tensions.
With support from the National Institutes of Health’s National Cancer Institute, Northeastern University will partner with the Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center to provide co-op experiences to undergraduate students, who will receive training to study and conduct cancer nanomedicine research.
English professor Gary Goshgarian recently received a professional achievement award from his alma mater for his impressive career as an accomplished novelist, editor, and teacher.
Assigning credit for science papers with multiple authors can sometimes be a challenge. But a paper from Northeastern’s Center for Complex Network Research offers a new way to allocate this credit.
Northeastern cybersecurity expert Engin Kirda and his colleagues have produced groundbreaking research that sheds light on targeted attacks, which represent the growing majority of cyberespionage worldwide taking place today.
Department of Chemical Engineering Chair Thomas Webster explains how nanotechnology could be used to fight Ebola and other deadly viruses.
Northeastern professor Brian Helmuth, an expert on climate change and environmental policy, has co-authored a paper in the journal Nature Climate Change examining the need to further integrate science into U.S. climate and ocean policy.
Adults and children hold equally stereotypical views about gender, according to new research from associate professor of psychology John Coley’s lab.
With support from the National Science Foundation, cryptography expert Daniel Wichs, an assistant professor in the College of Computer and Information Science, will work as part of a multi-university team to develop better encryption techniques to improve cloud security.
New research from Northeastern’s Center for Complex Network Research presents a pioneering approach to understanding European and North American cultural history by mapping out the mobility patterns of notable intellectuals over a 2,000-year span.
Sarah Gignoux-Wolfsohn and Felicia Aronson, two student-researchers at Northeastern’s Marine Science Center, turned to crowdfunding to support their work on examining white-band disease, which has killed up to 95 percent of the Caribbean’s reef building corals.