Marine researcher sticks to her roots

Jen­nifer Elliott, a doc­toral can­di­date at the Marine Sci­ence Center, is pur­suing research to deter­mine how best to reha­bil­i­tate the coral reefs in her home­land of Mau­ri­tius, a small island located in the Indian Ocean.

A new era for climate change science

New research from North­eastern cli­mate sci­en­tists sug­gests that the most recent gen­er­a­tion of models is no better at pre­dicting future out­comes than the older gen­er­a­tion. But they have a solution.

The global water crisis

In the first ses­sion of the semester-​​long Open Class­room series on the world’s water crisis, Shafik Islam, the director of the Water Diplo­macy Ini­tia­tive at Tufts Uni­ver­sity, posed a chilling ques­tion: “Will water lead to war?”

Are plastics the new natural gas?

Researchers in the Col­lege of Engi­neering have devel­oped a com­bus­tion system that burns plas­tics as cleanly as nat­ural gas—and has the added capa­bility of pro­ducing carbon nanotubes.

A soda explosion of knowledge

North­eastern researchers con­ducted a series of inter­ac­tive exper­i­ments, including one with Mentos and soda, to spot­light nan­otech­nology as part of the SEMI High Tech Uni­ver­sity pro­gram in Maine.

Fifty years of excellence’

Uni­ver­sity leaders, stu­dents, fac­ulty, staff, alumni, cor­po­rate part­ners and friends cel­e­brated the 50th anniver­sary of Northeastern’s School of Nursing.

Tweeting under pressure

Cen­sor­ship on the Chi­nese ver­sion of Twitter does little to stifle dis­course, according to researchers in Northeastern’s Col­lege of Com­puter and Infor­ma­tion Science.