A new type of cellular mechanism discovered by Northeastern researchers triggers bacterial biofilm formation.
Virtual humans, relational robots, brain imaging devices, and mobile eye-tracking technologies were among the innovative research projects highlighted at a daylong conference at Northeastern that explored the intersection of emotion science and technology.
Northeastern is part of an international consortium working to make all data from the field of high-energy particle physics available to the public.
Fifth-year chemistry major Mark Naniong’s research while on co-op at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute made it to the pages of a prestigious academic journal—and inspired him to pursue a career linked to innovation in science.
Sir Richard Roberts, a Nobel laureate and globally recognized leader in genomics and molecular biology, has joined the university as a Distinguished University Professor in the College of Science.
People tend to adopt risky behaviors after getting vaccinated against transmissible diseases, but how does this behavior affect the spread of infections? In new research, Northeastern faculty are taking a closer look.
A team of mechanical engineering capstone students has created an interactive system that alerts bicyclists to nearby objects and intersections and encourages safer biking habits.
A Northeastern report presents a comprehensive analysis of the Massachusetts Prevention and Wellness Trust, an alternative approach to supporting public healthcare activities that could serve as a national model.
Professor Thomas Webster, chair of the Department of Chemical Engineering, is exploring nanomedicine approaches that could have a major impact on healing sports injuries like those suffered by Patriots’ tight end Rob Gronkowski, who tore his ACL and MCL.
Open-pit coalminers who drive heavy-duty vehicles face a unique brand of whole-body vibration caused by operating this equipment. Backed by a new grant from the Alpha Foundation, physical therapy professor Jack Dennerlein will explore its effect on the body.
More than 20 students in an innovative transdisciplinary course developed personal health applications for Google Glass, the wearable computer with an optical head-mounted display.
Distinguished Professor of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Constantinos Mavroidis cites Northeastern’s spirit of innovation as a catalyst for his recent election to the National Academy of Inventors.