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.
So let’s pretend that your car wasn’t built by human hands, but just kind of landed in your driveway one day, after a morning drive through outer space. You, and […]
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.
How many things in this world take pride in being bad at their job? It’s certainly not something humans like to brag about, but zoom in to the microscopic level […]
I’ve written previously about biology professor Günther Zupanc’s work with teleost fish both here and on the News@northeastern site. The word teleost can be used to describe 20,000 different kinds […]
Three Northeastern student-researchers have developed a screening chip that uses nanoparticles to detect colorectal cancer earlier than ever before.
Last week we had a couple of visitors to the communications office — a colleague out on maternity leave and her beautiful new baby girl. When they arrived sounds of “ooohs” […]
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.
I’ve been on a space kick lately, ever since I got a telescope for my birthday and looked up close at the moon for the first time in my life. So […]
Biology professor Slava Epstein proposes a new theory to explain why some bacteria are so hard to grow in the lab.
In the last fifty years, pharmaceutical companies have spent tens of billions of dollars trying to find new classes of antibiotic drugs. Only one has made it into clinical practice. […]