Bismuth was long thought to be an ordinary metallic crystal, but groundbreaking research by physics professor Arun Bansil and his colleagues predicts it is in fact a highly efficient topological insulator, and it could be the answer to building supercomputers that don't overheat.
Marine and Environmental Sciences, Marine Science Center
Climate change is increasing the probability of hurricanes like Dorian, while development is destroying natural protective barriers like mangrove trees. So what can we do about it? Professor Steven Scyphers lends his expertise.
Marine and Environmental Sciences
The Amazon rainforest is on fire. Aron Stubbins, professor of marine and environmental sciences at Northeastern, explains why that's a global problem.
The Massachusetts Life Sciences Center is funding BATL's efforts to expand their ability to train people in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry in new medications, such as biologics.
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Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Marine and Environmental Sciences
Professor Aron Stubbins's research into microplastics provides important insight into the whereabouts of almost eight million metric tons of missing plastic.
Behavioral Neuroscience, Psychology
Rebecca Shansky, assistant professor of psychology, was studying how rats handle stressful experiences when she noticed female rats respond differently.
Ruiming Wang designed a fictional island where exercise and the outdoors convene in order to study how people perform on tasks that they encounter while inside the world.