Researchers at Northeastern and Loyalist College in Ontario, Canada, are teaming up to train graduate students in the analytical techniques required to investigate cannabis, and help them understand the regulatory landscape in both Canada and the U.S.
Using the same techniques that help social media learn about you, Northeastern assistant professor Steven Lopez is training machine learning algorithms to find millions of new molecules to help make materials for cancer therapy, renewable energy, and other important technologies.
Anxiety and depression in teens can go undetected for too long, says Northeastern psychology professor Susan Whitfield-Gabrieli. Her team is using brain imaging during childhood to spot early symptoms of mental illness.
Northeastern researchers are probing a class of copper-based materials that can be turned into superconductors. Their findings offer tantalizing clues for a decades-old mystery, and a step forward for quantum computing.
This summer, Professors Emanuela Barberis and Toyoko Orimoto will be co-chairing the meeting of the Division of Particles & Fields of the American Physical Society
An accomplished leader in the scientific community, Sive is also a passionate innovator in higher education. She comes to Northeastern from MIT, where she has held leadership roles within the institute’s research enterprise.
The USDA tracks only a fraction of the chemical compounds in our food. Giulia Menichetti, an associate research scientist at Northeastern’s Center for Complex Network Research, is trying to map all of them, to help us live longer, healthier lives.
Aron Stubbins, an associate professor of marine and environmental sciences at Northeastern, teamed up with a group of researchers who tested the long-established idea that rivers eventually transport black carbon into the ocean.
After two years of work, a team of researchers led by Kim Lewis, University Distinguished Professor of biology, announced their discovery of darobactin, which can kill resistant microbes known as gram-negative bacteria.