Pioneering cancer researcher Ross Cagan, the keynote speaker at Northeastern’s Profiles in Innovation Presidential Speaker Series on Thursday, described how his lab is using fruit flies to determine personalized treatment for patients.
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.
Northeastern is hosting the world premiere of a traveling exhibit featuring 25 innovative Swiss energy projects honored with the renowned Watt d’Or award.
Northeastern University researchers are part of an international, multidisciplinary team exploring a first-of-its-kind approach to improve human intelligence by stimulating the brain with low-level transcranial current applied to the scalp.
At the sixth event in Northeastern’s Women Who Inspire series, CEOs of three of the area’s top pharmaceutical companies discussed the challenges and rewards of being a leader in the drug discovery industry.
A ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday formally established the center—a unique industry-academic partnership—at its new home: Northeastern University’s Kostas Research Institute for Homeland Security in Burlington, Mass.
Jeff Howe, an assistant professor of journalism at Northeastern, has developed a new track in the graduate journalism program aimed at preparing mid-career reporters for the digital age.
Assistant professor of pharmaceutical sciences Tania Konry has developed a system that efficiently tests for a wide range of biological specimens. Whether you’re looking for complex cancer cell biomarkers in a sample or simple bacteria in drinking water, the system costs significantly less than standard approaches and spits out results in a fraction of the time.
Assistant professor Raymond Fu is developing facial recognition software with applications ranging from advertising to criminal investigations. His research recently earned him a Young Investigator award from the International Neural Network Society.
Student demand for study and research space prompted a variety of new updates to Snell Library.
In a recent talk at TED Women, associate professor Rupal Patel announced The Human Voicebank Initiative: a crowd-sourced platform that will help give personalized synthetic voices to people with severe speech impairments.
Northeastern is part of an international consortium working to make all data from the field of high-energy particle physics available to the public.