When professor Mark Patterson told me the story behind his first autonomous underwater robot, I couldn’t help but think of Kubla Khan, the famous poem by Samuel Taylor Coleridge, which […]
About 35 minutes north of Boston sits one of Northeastern’s single greatest gems. Perhaps once it’s best kept secret, the Marine Science Center is now going through a serious coming […]
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.
As part of Northeastern’s inaugural Dialogue of Innovation and Civilization program, students conducted fieldwork and developed innovative, engineering-based solutions to the economic and agricultural challenges facing local farmers in Cameroon.
Auroop Ganguly, an associate professor and extreme weather expert, discusses the newest report on climate change, which found that humans are almost certainly to blame for the global phenomenon.
Every now and then I’ll get word of a faculty or student project that feels a bit like getting a surprise cupcake delivered to my email inbox. Not only is […]
Assistant professor Randall Hughes examines the environmental implications of periwinkle snails’ preference for climbing sexually reproductive marsh grasses as opposed to vegetative ones.
Students in fields ranging from anthropology to chemical engineering visited a solar power plant as part of a Dialogue of Civilizations program to Sao Paulo in July.
Twenty six billion pounds. That’s roughly how much beef Americans consume each year. We get it from some 33 million cows that are largely raised in centralized, industrial feed operations […]
The Northeastern University Center for Renewable Energy Technologies will convene key leaders in government, industry, and academia to discuss the challenges of renewable energy conversion and storage.
Do you ride a bike around campus? Here are five things you should know about Northeastern’s bicycle resources and opportunities: Bike racks installed throughout campus provide space for more than […]
Chemistry professor and chair Graham Jones uses environmentally (and financially) friendly methods to conduct organic drug research.