Northeastern University

Ringing up sales on smartphones

As the holiday season and "Black Friday" approach, consumers will be looking for deals in the still struggling economy. Online shopping has become popular with many customers, and now a new technology enables ...

Nov 24, 2010 not rated yet 0

The engines of change

In today's wired world, search engines have changed the way people find data, and social searches are making it even easier to find exactly what you're looking for, with a little help from your friends. For ...

Nov 05, 2010 not rated yet 0

The future of drug development

John Engen, associate professor of chemistry and chemical biology at the Northeastern University, is at the forefront of research that will advance drug discovery and development by making it easier to analyze ...

Sep 03, 2010 5 / 5 (3) 0

Building a better safety helmet

Student researchers at Northeastern University have developed the technology for a helmet that could measure the severity of head injuries suffered by fallen skiers or snowboarders and alert first responders ...

Jul 13, 2010 4.5 / 5 (2) 0

Ant colonies share disease resistance

(PhysOrg.com) -- A Northeastern University biology professor and her team of student researchers have discovered that the social feeding habits of carpenter ants reduce disease transmission and widespread ...

Jun 30, 2010 not rated yet 0

Interview: Alan Mislove on virtual privacy

(PhysOrg.com) -- Facebook's newest attempt to resolve the privacy issues raised by users is getting mixed reviews. Assistant Professor of Computer and Information Science Alan Mislove, whose research focuses ...

Jun 08, 2010 3.5 / 5 (2) 0