Lego robots go for the gold

North­eastern doc­toral can­di­date Daniel Blus­tein devel­oped a cur­riculum to intro­duce middle school stu­dents to bio­mimetic sci­ence, the focus of his own research.

Healthy support for city’s Puerto Rican community

A new ini­tia­tive by Carmen Sceppa, asso­ciate pro­fessor of health sci­ences, aims to improve the health of Boston’s Puerto Rican com­mu­nity, which suf­fers dis­pro­por­tion­ately from ail­ments such as heart dis­ease and diabetes.