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Get to know Alicia Wagner, the 2024 Robert M. Scarborough Postgraduate Award Recipient

The Robert M. Scarborough Award for Excellence in Medicinal Chemistry is a national award presented to two graduate students or postdoctoral researchers annually. Candidates must have “demonstrated a key role in and contribution to a research project with direct medicinal chemistry applications and relevance.” This year, Northeastern’s very own Alicia Wagner was the recipient for […]
March 25, 2024

Can you get electrocuted by an electric vehicle?

It is highly unlikely that a Tesla submerged in a pond in a recent fatal accident in Texas posed a threat of electrocution to its driver or rescuers, a Northeastern University expert says. Angela Chao, 50, CEO of a shipping company and sister of former transportation secretary Elaine Chao, died in her Tesla last month […]
March 13, 2024

International Day of Women and Girls in Science with Carla Mattos

Calling all Women in STEM!  February 11th was International Day of Women and Girls in Science, an annual observance adopted by the United Nations General Assembly to promote the full and equal access and participation of women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics fields.  To celebrate this day, read about Northeastern’s very own third-generation female […]
February 12, 2024

What are the best products to prevent, relieve chapped lips?

When the cold temperatures hit your lips and dry them out this winter, you might turn to some sort of lip product for a solution. But with a plethora of options to choose from, which will work best? When finding a product for your chapped lips, going with something simple is best, says Leila Deravi, […]
February 09, 2024

Breakthrough that can halt the progression of ALS developed by Northeastern scientist

A major breakthrough in the treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, known as ALS, can potentially help stop the disease in its tracks in as much as half of the cases in the U.S., a Northeastern University scientist says. Jeffrey Agar, associate professor of chemistry and pharmaceutical sciences at Northeastern, has spent the last 12 years […]
January 30, 2024

Is it safe for kids to use adult skincare products?

Over the holidays, Drunk Elephant skincare was a wish list mainstay,sending confused parents to beauty stores to puzzle over why their middle schooler needs so many expensive products. The reason is social media, which not only popularized the brand, but the idea of creating a skincare regimen. Videos with the hashtag “skin care routine” have […]
January 12, 2024

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