Northeastern University

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.

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'Small' transformation yields big changes

An interdisciplinary team of researchers led by Northeastern University has developed a novel method for controllably constructing precise inter-nanotube junctions and a variety of nanocarbon structures in carbon nanotube ...

dateSep 15, 2014 in Nanomaterials
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Big data confirms climate extremes are here to stay

In a paper published online today in the journal Scientific Reports, published by Nature, Northeastern researchers Evan Kodra and Auroop Ganguly found that while global temperature is indeed increasing, so too is the variability ...

dateJul 30, 2014 in Environment
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Social networks' hidden resources

People's social networks can be quite extensive, often bigger than they realize. So Brooke Foucault Welles, an assistant professor of communication studies in the College of Arts, Media and Design, says it's not surprising ...

dateDec 11, 2014 in Social Sciences
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Do women talk more than men? It depends

We've all heard the stereotype: Women like to talk. We bounce ideas off each other about everything from career moves to dinner plans. We hash out big decisions through our conversations with one another and work through ...

dateJul 16, 2014 in Social Sciences
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The dark side of fair play

We often think of playing fair as an altruistic behavior. We're sacrificing our own potential gain to give others what they deserve. What could be more selfless than that? But new research from Northeastern University assistant ...

dateMar 07, 2014 in Software
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3Qs: New approach to understanding climate change

Climate change continues to be a major topic of discussion—and often, fierce debate—on both the national and global stage. Brian Helmuth, a professor of environmental science and public policy at Northeastern's Marine ...

dateFeb 09, 2015 in Environment
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Climate negotiation as a bargaining game

For more than two decades, members of the United Nations have sought to forge an agreement to reduce global greenhouse gas emissions. But so far, these international climate negotiations have had limited success.

dateMay 12, 2014 in Environment
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