A $23.6 billion verdict against tobacco company R.J. Reynolds is set to change the landscape of tobacco litigation. Here, professor Richard Daynard, the chair of the School of Law’s Tobacco Products Liability Project, lends his expertise to explain the consequences of the case.
Some scientists get to have all the fun. Last week my colleague Joan Lynch and I made the trip up to Nahant to visit with a team of marine researchers based at […]
No, not well, in the expert opinion of Distinguished Professor John Kwoka, whose award-winning research has found that the vast majority of mergers lead to significant price increases.
Dov Waxman, co-director of Northeastern’s Middle East Center for Peace, Culture and Development, discusses the ongoing violence between Israel and Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip and the prospects for a cease-fire.
Top researchers, entrepreneurs, scholars, and policymakers from Massachusetts and Switzerland convened at Northeastern University on Friday for an energy summit, where participants discussed innovations and strategies to address climate change and a range of other global energy challenges.
With support from the National Science Foundation, assistant professor Marilyn Minus will apply her research into designing materials stronger than Kevlar to create better synthetic collagen fibers and flame-retardant coatings.
In May, some 30 Northeastern students began the Social Enterprise Institute’s monthlong field study program to Cuba and the Dominican Republic. In June, they returned with a deeper understanding of life in Latin America.
Forgo big meals and hydrate before you get thirsty, says Linda Malone, an assistant clinical professor in the Bouvé College of Health Sciences.
When Northeastern assistant professor Loretta Fernandez was a kid, she “wanted to be Jacques Cousteau” (her words, her emphasis). She wanted to live on The Calypso, the boat from which […]
Assistant professor of communication studies Sarah Jackson’s new book examines how the mainstream and black press have covered controversial political dissent by African-American celebrities. Her inspiration came from an unlikely source: Kanye West.
A few years ago, biologists Slava Epstein and Yoshiteru Aoi fantasized about a device that would work like a highway lane closure to isolate pure bacterial samples from the environment. They teamed with assistant professor of chemical engineering Ed Goluch to make their dream a reality.
Assistant professor Loretta Fernandez has developed a straightforward method for determining the concentration of contaminants likely to end up in the tissues of organisms living in polluted waterways.