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This hydrogel could regenerate stronger, healthier nerves in injured soldiers

Northeastern researchers have created an adhesive hydrogel that is 15 times stronger than current options for repairing nerve damage. The hydrogel could replace sutures, offering a better way to regenerate nerves that control muscle feeling and movement.
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Northeastern’s Burlington campus expanding with new mixed-use research building

The three-story, 104,000 square-foot building will feature research labs, a meeting area for workshops, and a makerspace with a suite of high-tech equipment.
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Ticks creep into the city, bringing Lyme disease with them

With the sprawling of suburbia comes unwanted new neighbors. Ticks are no longer only dwellers of the deep forest—they can be found in cities, too, said University Distinguished Professor Kim Lewis at Northeastern. His lab is working to develop a cure for chronic Lyme disease, which develops in a subset of people diagnosed with Lyme disease.
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Forensic scientist remembered for his contributions to the field

Dr. Richard Saferstein was a member of the Northeastern community for many years. Last month, the Barnett Institute honored his memory with a newly created award.
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World-renowned pharmaceutical researcher honored

Northeastern Chemistry and Chemical Biology Professor and George Behrakis Chair of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology Alex Makriyannis has made a name for himself in the discovery of this important system and the pharmacological advancements that can come out of it. This spring, in recognition of his vital research, Makriyannis is being named the 2018 Nathan B. Eddy Awardee by the College on Problems of Drug Dependence (CPDD) and will be receiving an…
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MS Profile: Daniel Bassous

Daniel Bassous, MS in Biotechnology student, sits down with the College of Science Graduate Program staff to talk about what it's like to work and study at Northeastern University.