Northeastern University, (NU) is a private research and education institution established in 1898 and located in the heart of Boston, Massachusetts. Northeastern University has a unique integrative education approach offering undergraduate degrees, master's degrees and doctoral degrees. NU is considered one of the best Internship/Career universities in the USA offering its students hands on practicums in Fortune 500 Companies. The School of Architecture, School of Engineering, Health Sciences and Law are noted as exceptional among universities. NU's Scientific Computation Center, Antimicrobial Center, Bernard M. Gordon Center for Subsurface Sensing and Imaging Systems are among NU's 28 research institutes. A specific media contact or page for reporters is not available.
Offshore wind farms, hurricanes, and sustainability
Block Island, which is located 13 miles off the Rhode Island coast, will soon be home to North America's first offshore wind farm. Late last month, Deepwater Wind, the company behind the $338 million project, installed the ...
From cameras to computers, new material could change how we work and play
Serendipity has as much a place in science as in love. That's what Northeastern physicists Swastik Kar and Srinivas Sridhar found during their four-year project to modify graphene, a stronger-than-steel infinitesimally thin ...
Is your phone safe from hackers?
A multimedia text could be the vessel that cripples as many as 950 million Android phones around the world, a mobile security expert warned in a Forbes article on Monday.
Researchers find the organization of the human brain to be nearly ideal
Have you ever wondered why the human brain evolved the way it did?
Researchers use mobile phone data to predict employment shocks
Towering Boston snow mound was environmental wake-up call
News outlets from The New York Times to WBUR have been running commentary lamenting the once 75-foot-high garbage-laden snow mound ensconced in Boston's Seaport District since a record 110.6 inches of the white stuff fell ...
Why biology students have misconceptions about science
Zebras developed stripes to avoid predators.
Professor of materials/physics chemistry discusses Tesla's Powerwall for home energy storage
Last month Tesla CEO Elon Musk unveiled a grand plan for home energy storage, and preorders for the system have already sold out until mid-2016. The Powerwall home battery unit comes in two options: a 7 kWh version designed ...
How will cold-loving Antarctic fish respond to warming ocean waters?
Antarctic fish are a vital component to the food web that sustains life in the cold Southern Ocean that surrounds Antarctica. They feed on smaller organisms, and serve as meals for the bigger ones. But little is known about ...
Capstone project aims to help solve global water shortage
Five Northeastern University student-researchers have worked to address the worldwide water crisis, designing a solar-powered desalination system that produces potable ocean water.