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How does Furby do it?

What do you do in your spare time? Per­son­ally, I’ve been reading Game of Thrones and re-​​​​covering my couch cush­ions. Others play sports or watch movies. But I know of […]

Researcher studies protein’s role in aging

Sunny Zhou, an asso­ciate pro­fessor of chem­istry and chem­ical biology, has received $1 mil­lion from the National Insti­tutes of Health to study the impor­tance of an enzyme in aging and disease.

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Metallic personalities

Civil and envi­ron­mental engi­neering pro­fessor Philip Larese-​​​​Casanova has had a life-​​​​long love affair with metals. In his work in aquatic envi­ron­mental chem­istry, he looks at how metallic pol­lu­tants trans­form and […]

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Northeastern researchers on the Boeing battery failures

By now you’ve prob­ably heard of the Boeing 787 Dream­liners and the prob­lems they had in their first weeks in the air. Basi­cally, the Dream­liner is an extremely fuel-​​​​efficient airliner. […]

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From belly to brain: The science of Thanksgiving

There are cer­tain things most Amer­i­cans expect to encounter on Thursday: Turkey. Mashed pota­toes. A lazy after­noon. Too many lagers. A belly ache. A nod toward the things we’re thankful […]