The Fibonacci sequence and the golden ratio are present everywhere in nature, including in the Northeastern University Arboretum. Northeastern mathematics professor Evan Dummit explains how the phenomenon is more than a coincidence.
November 23, 2022
Dylan Hogan, a Northeastern pre-med student, coached the Boston team at the inaugural volt hockey World Cup in Sweden.
September 22, 2022
Jihoon Jun is currently enrolled in the biology program and will be graduating in 2023. Learn about his experience in the program. Q: What is your major, and when are you graduating? I’m a Biology major on the Predental track, graduating in 2023. Q: Why did you decide to pursue this major? Knowing I wanted […]
September 16, 2022
Biology, College of Science
Northeastern graduate Graceanne Piselli's uses crowdsourced data on local plants along New England National Scenic Trail to help identify signs of climate change.
July 21, 2022
Summer is here, meaning it’s time to break out the tick protection along with the sunscreen. Although the deer ticks that transmit Lyme disease are active whenever it’s above freezing, they are not only out now, they are so tiny—the size of a pencil tip or poppy seed—they are practically invisible.
July 14, 2022
His experience with scoliosis inspired biology major Dillon Nishigaya to pursue research with the goal of becoming a surgeon or pediatrician in order to help others as he has been helped.
May 20, 2022
Adwoa Sefah will be delivering the nighttime student speech at Northeastern’s undergraduate Commencement ceremony May 13 at Fenway Park.
May 05, 2022
Biology, Marine and Environmental Sciences, Mathematics
College of Science recognizes inaugural Excellence in Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Justice Faculty Awards
Congratulations to the inaugural awardees of the COS Excellence in Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Justice Faculty Award: Dr. Jennifer Bowen, Associate Professor, Marine and Environmental Sciences; Dr. Wendy Smith, Professor, Biology; and Dr. Xuwen Zhu, Assistant Professor, Math. These faculty have shown their deep commitment to fostering equity and inclusion in the College of Science and beyond.
April 26, 2022
A March 2022 study from the two Northeastern biology professors’ labs, spearheaded by biology Ph.D. students Hannah Alberico and Zoe Fleischmann, further affirmed the existence of ovarian stem cells in humans, indicating humans may not have a fixed number of eggs from birth and that the body is capable of producing more. The discovery turns modern reproductive biology on its head.
April 20, 2022
What’s next for Moderna? Global investment. The company announced in March that it would set up a manufacturing facility in Kenya to produce mRNA vaccines, including COVID-19 shots.
April 14, 2022
Biology, Chemistry and Chemical Biology, College of Science
Two Northeastern faculty members, biology professor Tovah Day and chemistry professor Steven Lopez have received National Science Foundation CAREER grants, awarded to early-career academics with the potential to serve as role models in research and education.
March 21, 2022
As quadruple jumps take over the gold standard in Olympic figure skating, Dagmar Sternad explains the physics and anatomical explanation behind these impressive moves.
February 24, 2022
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