Paul Champion, professor and chair of the Department of Physics, uses femtosecond laser pulses to probe molecular vibrations that elude standard analytical techniques.
Just about every kid within a 50-mile radius of Boston’s Museum of Science visits that place at some point in his or her early education or scouting career. If they’re […]
Postdoctoral researcher Steven Scyphers has been awarded a fellowship to study the social and ecological resilience of coastal shorelines.
By applying nanopores to established next-generation gene-sequencing technologies, professor Meni Wanunu could help bring the price of a single genome to $100.
Talk about making complex topics accessible to the general public — this video from PhD candidate Margery Hines does such a good job explaining ground penetrating radar (GPR) for landmine […]
Professor Vladimir Torchilin received the Bangham Award for his research on targeted drug delivery.
Lisa Feldman Barrett, Distinguished Professor of Psychology, was recently elected to the Royal Society of Canada, the highest honor for Canadian scholars in the arts, sciences and humanities.
Engin Kirda, the Sy and Laurie Sternberg Interdisciplinary Associate Professor for Information Assurance, developed new software for detecting and containing malicious webcrawlers.
Heather Clark, an associate professor of pharmaceutical sciences, has received a $300,000 Young Faculty Award from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to explore neural cell communication.
When you pluck a banjo string, you trigger a vibration that resonates at a frequency unique to the geometry and material of the string. We can distinguish that frequency as […]
Andrew Myers, an assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering, recently received a $325,000 NSF grant to model the vulnerabilities of wind turbines during hurricanes.
People have often said that the brain is the most complex thing in the universe. Of course, a statement like that spurs heated debate, but it’s still an interesting concept. […]