Student dives in for Caribbean fish

Visit the New Eng­land Aquarium and you may see a fish caught by North­eastern stu­dent Alfred Kyrollos, who was part of a bian­nual fish col­lecting expe­di­tion in the Bahamas in October.

Students find life calling through co-​​op

Co-​​op doesn’t just pro­vide stu­dents with pre­mier expe­ri­en­tial learning oppor­tu­ni­ties. It also helps many find their life’s pur­pose, said sev­eral Col­lege of Sci­ence stu­dents who shared their sto­ries at last week’s Spring Co-​​op Expo.

In a bad mood? Change the channel

Research sug­gests that older adults main­tain their hap­pier out­look through dif­ferent emo­tion reg­u­la­tion strate­gies. With a new grant from the National Insti­tute on Aging, asso­ciate pro­fessor Derek Isaa­cowitz will examine how our mul­ti­media choices play into that.

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Flippers up! Diving into the Marine Science Center

About 35 min­utes north of Boston sits one of Northeastern’s single greatest gems. Per­haps once it’s best kept secret, the Marine Sci­ence Center is now going through a serious coming […]

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Intelligence, religion, and the twisted-​​up mind-​​game that is statistics

Poten­tially sur­prising fact: there’s a pos­i­tive cor­re­la­tion between ice cream con­sump­tion and drowning deaths, as one goes up, so does the other. At first glance this sounds pretty hor­ri­fying, but, […]

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@Northeastern_COS #sciencechat: ask a first-​​year

On Wednesday after­noon, incoming sci­ence stu­dents (and all incoming stu­dents, for that matter) will have the plea­sure of “Twitter chat­ting” with someone not too far removed from their own experience. […]

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.