Science by Students

STAP in the Name of Love – The Dangers of Scientific Overreach

Science is constantly evolving. Every day, new phenomena, techniques and ideas are discovered and explored. Scientists live and work in a continually shifting environment, where with the right amount of … Continue reading

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When Governments Disagree about Pharmaceuticals

The clashes between several federal agencies involved in the regulation of food and drugs has time and again proven to be a matter of concern, raising questions about the need … Continue reading

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Cosmic Inflation in Question

Revived after 34 years of collecting dust, the theory of cosmic inflation has been put on life support amid scrutiny by fellow scientists. Raphael Flauger, a theoretical physicist at NYU, … Continue reading

June 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Everything You Need to Know About the Upcoming Lunar Eclipses

On April 15, a total lunar eclipse took place and set off a tetrad of eclipses for 2014-2015. Whether you’re an aspiring astronomer or a student who’ll probably be up … Continue reading

April 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Detecting Ripples from the Birth of our Universe

It’s not often that physicists make headlines. Thursday, March 27 was the exception. At a seemingly out-of-the-blue press conference at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, researchers from the Background Imaging … Continue reading

April 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

Delivering Marine Renewable Energy Targets in the Face of Unknown Environmental Impacts

Environmentalists struggle to deliver world-class solutions to complex environmental problems without further harming Earth’s natural systems. This well-known dilemma stems from unknown or ambiguous environmental impacts. Countries around the world … Continue reading

April 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Northeastern Breaks Ground on New Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Complex

On February 21, 2014, students, faculty, staff, and members of the local community gathered at Northeastern’s Columbus parking lot to view the groundbreaking ceremony for Northeastern’s new Interdisciplinary Science and … Continue reading

April 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

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