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Forecasting the Spread of Emerging Diseases

If we can forecast the path of a hurricane or even the trajectory of a subatomic particle, why shouldn’t we also be able to forecast the spread of an emerging disease? That is the question Alessandro Vespignani, who was installed as Northeastern University’s Sternberg Family Distinguished University Professor of Physics on Tuesday in the Raytheon Amphitheater, began asking 10 years ago.
February 02, 2012

Adding the Flavor to Food Science

North American and Western European cuisines tend to use ingredients that share flavor compounds, while East Asian and Southern European cuisines tend to avoid ingredients that share flavor compounds, according to a study by Northeastern University network scientists.
December 20, 2011

3Qs: Searching for the "Holy Grail" of Physics

Researchers at CERN report they are closer to discovering the Higgs boson. The research team at CERN, includes NU graduate student David Nash, undergraduate co-op student Edward Vaisman, post-doctoral research Daniele Trocino, and physics professors George Alverson, Emanuela Barberis, and Darien Wood.
December 20, 2011

3Qs: Searching for the "Holy Grail" of Physics

Researchers at CERN report they are closer to discovering the Higgs boson. The research team at CERN, includes NU graduate student David Nash, undergraduate co-op student Edward Vaisman, post-doctoral research Daniele Trocino, and physics professors George Alverson, Emanuela Barberis, and Darien Wood.
December 20, 2011

Magnetic Breakthrough May Have Significant Pull

Northeastern University researchers have designed a super-strong magnetic material that may revolutionize the production of magnets found in computers, mobile phones, electric cars and wind-powered generators.
December 19, 2011

Research Partnership to Focus on Infrared Imaging

The Electronic Materials Reserach Institute (eMRI) at Northeastern University has signed a three-year cooperative research agreement with the United States Army Research Laboratory at Adelphi, Md., to design graphene-based technology for use in low-cost infrared imaging applications for the military.
December 14, 2011

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