James Monaghan, an assistant professor of biology, studies the axolotl salamander, which can grow new limbs and parts of its spinal cord.
More than 500 students translated their classroom knowledge into accessible community programming through service-learning courses.
World-renowned systems biologist Leroy Hood said Monday at Northeastern’s Profiles in Innovation Presidential Speaker Series that in the next 10 years, he believes we will each have our genome sequenced and a drop of blood could offer a window into health and disease.
Chris Bosso, associate dean of the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs, explains the significance of a new journal article questioning the safety of herbicide-resistant corn.
Three Northeastern student-researchers have developed a screening chip that uses nanoparticles to detect colorectal cancer earlier than ever before.
Professor Dagmar Sternad and post-doctoral researcher C.J. Hasson of Northeastern’s Action Lab show that variability in ourselves and our environments guide our movement strategies.
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.
Biology professor Slava Epstein proposes a new theory to explain why some bacteria are so hard to grow in the lab.
The Center for Drug Discovery at Northeastern hosted the 10th annual symposium on current trends in drug-abuse research earlier this month.
Professors Mary Jo Ondrechen and Penny J. Beuning received a grant from the National Science Foundation to study enzymes for industrial chemistry applications.
On co-op, Michael Orbank is measuring the environmental damage caused by last year’s earthquake in the island country’s second most populated city.
High school students assess ocean life on a global scale during a summer program at Northeastern’s Marine Science Center in Nahant, Mass.