On Thursday, first-year engineering students participated in the annual fall event dubbed an “egg drop on steroids,” in which pumpkins are hurled off atop Gainsborough Garage, all in the name of learning about important engineering principles.
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Northeastern professor Dagmar Sternad received the 50th annual Robert D. Klein University Lecturer Award on Tuesday and discussed her interdisciplinary research on how the brain controls the human body.
The following post was generously contributed by Santiago Gil, a postdoctoral research associate at Northeastern’s Center for Complex Network Research. Botond Részegh and Albert-László Barabási share a singular history. […]
World-renowned network scientist Albert László Barabási was installed as the inaugural Robert Gray Dodge Professor of Network Science on Monday, when he delivered a lecture highlighting his research on the “science of success.”
From studying the physics of a heartbeat to designing new cardiac disease detection methods, these five researchers have the heart on the brain.
Northeastern is part of an international consortium working to make all data from the field of high-energy particle physics available to the public.
If you grew up in the Northeast you know that there are good days for making snowballs and there are bad days for making snowballs. You know that sometimes, despite […]
The aesthetic beauty embodied by new research from associate professor of physics Latika Menon is the very thing that makes it useful for a range of advanced technologies.
New research from physics professor Mark Williams stands to transform HIV/AIDS drug discovery by elucidating a long-held paradox about the molecules that form our first line of immune defense against the virus.
Communities with strong mutualistic interactions tend to be more resilient, according to a new study by Filippo Simini, a postdoctoral research associate in Northeastern’s Center for Complex Network Research.
In new research, network scientist Alessandro Vespignani and his team show through computational modeling that a hypothetical attack involving smallpox may spread to two or four countries before the first cases are ever diagnosed.