Blog:  iNSolution

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, […]

Blog:  iNSolution

@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.

A sweet spot for coastal cities

At the first annual Sus­taining Coastal Cities con­fer­ence, national and inter­na­tional leaders began a con­ver­sa­tion on the future of fisheries.

Northeastern researcher elected president of the Complex Systems Society

Alessandro Vespig­nani, the Stern­berg Family Dis­tin­guished Uni­ver­sity Pro­fessor of physics, com­puter sci­ence and health sci­ences, believes that com­plex sys­tems sci­ence has the poten­tial to solve real-​​world challenges.