A New Antibiotic Has Been Hiding in the Gut of a Tiny Worm. It May Be Our Best Weapon Against Drug-resistant Bacteria.Biology, Biotechnology
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.
Axolotls are special because, unlike other animals, they can regrow organs that are just as robust as the originals, no matter how old they get.
Why Do the Leaves Change Color in the Fall? And What Do I Do with This Feeling of Existential Dread?Biology
Ever wondered why trees change color in the fall? Aaron Roth explains.
The Dragon Prayer Book is a medieval manuscript that had been neglected for years on a back shelf of Snell Library. Northeastern students Zak Ganhadeiro and Connor Hamill led efforts to analyze the book’s animal skin and decipher the lyrics to its chants.
Agnes Rafalko got her PhD in proteomics and nanomedicine at Northeastern. She now works as the Chief Scientific Officer of Glycomine, a startup she herself founded that works on drugs for orphan diseases.
Biology isn't just for biologists anymore. Herbert Levine is one of the scientists tackling biological research from an interdisciplinary perspective - in his case, physics.
Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry and Chemical Biology
Visceral leishmaniasis causes 20,000 deaths every year, yet many people have never even heard of it. Hopefully, the opening of a new research and treatment center at Chemolingot Hospital will change both of those things.
Eye of Newt and Leg of Axolotl: Northeastern University Hosted an International Conference on Salamander ResearchBiochemistry, Biology
Northeastern is proud to have hosted the 2019 Salamander Models in Cross-Disciplinary Biological Research Conference.