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. […]
Northeastern University hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Wednesday to commemorate the new home of the Waters Laboratory at 140 The Fenway. The lab, designated as a Waters Center of Innovation, […]
Northeastern and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute have announced an institutional collaboration to fight cancer by leveraging each institution’s expertise.
Pharmaceutical sciences professor Ban-An Khaw was named a Mass Challenge finalist for his ground-breaking technology to detect cancer at very low levels by tagging cells with a “Christmas tree” of radioactive markers.
The first-place winners in this spring’s electrical and computer engineering capstone competition designed an eye-controlled robotic arm allowing paraplegic patients to feed themselves.
Associate professors of graphic design and speech language pathology and audiology have teamed up to develop a computer program that helps teenage foreign-language speakers learn English.
As part of a Monday afternoon lecture on cybersecurity, Engin Kirda was installed as the inaugural Sy and Laurie Sternberg Associate Professor for Information Assurance.
In 2014, fourth-year physics and math major Justin Dowd will travel to outer space, a result of winning the Metro Race for Space Competition.
Distinguished Professor of Physics Sri Sridhar has been awarded a $560,000 grant from the Department of Defense to develop a technique for treating prostate cancer with nanotechnology.
Northeastern’s Maura Iversen wins national recognition for her research on rheumatic diseases and patient behavior