Building better cancer detection

Engi­neering under­grad­u­ates con­struct a micro­scope that can sim­plify and speed up the diag­nosis of skin cancer

Bringing the ‘human element’ to engineering

North­eastern hosts con­fer­ence that explores how engi­neering solu­tions can help repair the U.S. health-​​care system

Law professor honored for work on human rights

Hope Lewis, who is legally blind, named Employee of the Year by the Car­roll Center for the Blind and the Mass­a­chu­setts Com­mis­sion for the Blind

Chair follows orders, but can act on its own, too

Engi­neering stu­dents win cap­stone design com­pe­ti­tion with voice-​​operated wheel­chair that can avoid poten­tial danger, even when the oper­ator doesn’t detect it

A champion for immigrants’ health-​​care rights

Law pro­fessor Wendy Parmet rep­re­sents legal immi­grants who were cut from the state’s health cov­erage in Supreme Judi­cial Court case