A beautiful, peculiar molecule

In the latest install­ment of the Pro­files in Inno­va­tion Pres­i­den­tial Speaker Series, Nobel lau­reate Sir Harold Kroto dis­cussed his dis­covery of Buck­min­ster­fullerene with a standing-​​room-​​only audience.

Snow falls differently on the nanoscale

Pro­fessor Hanchen Huang’s new theory of nanorod crystal growth could be a game-​​changer for nanoscale research and have big impli­ca­tions for a range of com­mer­cial prod­ucts, from glue to pop­ular hand­held devices.

Ask the entrepreneur: 3Qs with Biolom

Biolom co-​​founder and North­eastern post-​​doctoral research asso­ciate Asan­terabi Malima shares his thoughts about turning his research in the Center for High-​​rate Nanoman­u­fac­turing into a business.

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.

The ultimate molecular chess match

New pro­fessor Hicham Fen­niri, an inter­na­tional leader in nan­otech­nology, has built organic nan­otubes that could lead to break­throughs in research areas ranging from drug delivery to alter­na­tive energy.

The language of neural cells

Heather Clark, an asso­ciate pro­fessor of phar­ma­ceu­tical sci­ences, has received a $300,000 Young Fac­ulty Award from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to explore neural cell communication.