Northeastern University

What's with the delay?

In his classes, Rifat Sipahi often challenges his engineering students to explore a problem that is literally out of this world. For example, he notes that operators in Houston control NASA’s Mars Exploration ...

Feb 09, 2011 not rated yet 1

Lessons on bird-watching

What do emus, ostriches, and humans have in common? Similar walking and running mechanics and the ability to use energy efficiently, according to a new study coauthored by Northeastern University researcher ...

Dec 21, 2010 not rated yet 0

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