College of Science News
Biology, Marine and Environmental Sciences, Physics
Nearly 50 scientists collaborated with Physics Professor Sam Scarpino to develop a compendium on pertussis and dispute the reasoning for its resurgence worldwide.
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Behavioral Neuroscience, Biology, Psychology
You Want To Manage Your Anger Better. Your Brain Wants You to Stay Alive. Here’s How You Can Do Both.
Can you discern the differences among all the subtle shades of your anger? Lisa Feldman Barrett explains how emotion and the brain are linked.
Two undergraduate students working in Professor Rebecca Shansky’s lab were awarded research grants from the Mindlin Foundation and Northeastern University.
Biology, Biotechnology, Physics
Six Northeastern University professors have been featured in the "The 2018 Highly Cited Researchers" list, which ranks researchers around the world who have produced papers that come in at the top 1 percent by citations in their fields between 2006 and 2016.
Scientists estimate that we share our bodies with 38 trillion organisms that play an integral part in keeping us healthy and making us who we are. They crawl across our skin, cling to our intestines, and generally call our bodies home. Now, a study led by researchers at Northeastern shows that there is a potential link between the bacteria that live in our gut and clinical depression.
Biology, Marine and Environmental Sciences
Among the five Northeastern graduates recognized by Forbes as notable entrepreneurs were Kyle Kornack and David Cooch, who co-founded a nonprofit that enables drivers to offset their carbon emissions by making donations to environmental causes at the gas pump.