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Ecosystems serve up a healthy portion of prevention

A few months ago incoming fac­ulty member Brian Hel­muth saw a camel on the side of a river in the East Hammar Marsh in Basra, Iraq. “At first I thought, […]

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Guest Post: Compassion — it does a society good

I’m excited to intro­duce today’s guest blogger: Lori Lennon, sci­ence com­mu­ni­ca­tions diva. That’s not her offi­cial title, just what I like to call her. Really, she’s the com­mu­ni­ca­tions coor­di­nator for […]

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Northeastern at Fermilab

If you hap­pened to find your­self on Fermilab’s home­page today, you would find there a handy link to today’s “Uni­ver­sity Pro­file,” which high­lights North­eastern. One of 118 uni­ver­si­ties that rely […]

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What’s the difference between sad and angry?

How are you feeling right now? Can you pin­point the spe­cific emo­tions? Maybe a little excited that it’s almost the weekend, but also sad because it’s raining out­side and you […]

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A new journal for a new science

Here’s a sta­tistic for you: From internet and mobile phone use to credit card trans­ac­tions and voting records, we now gen­erate more socio-​​​​economic data each 1.2 years than we did […]

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A cure for sleeping sickness?

A few years ago chem­istry and chem­ical biology pro­fessor Mike Pol­lastri met a researcher name Larry Ruben at a con­fer­ence. Ruben was pre­senting a poster on an enzyme that is […]

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New technologies beget new science

Since you’re reading this blog, you’ve prob­ably heard of net­work sci­ence and big data by now. It’s the field of research in which sci­en­tists leverage the amazing amounts of data […]