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.

Address
360 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115
Website
http://www.northeastern.edu/neuhome/index.php
Wikipedia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Northeastern_University#Colleges_and_schools

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Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Researchers' discovery may explain difficulty in treating Lyme disease

Northeastern University researchers have found that the bacterium that causes Lyme disease forms dormant persister cells, which are known to evade antibiotics. This significant finding, they said, could help explain why it's ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Language study offers new twist on mind-body connection

New research from Northeastern professor of psychology Iris Berent and her colleagues indicates that language and motor systems are intricately linked—though not in the way that has been widely believed.

Health

Sugar: Just how bad is it?

A couple of weeks ago, science writer Gary Taubes — author of the book “Why We Get Fat” — wrote an article for the New York Times magazine in which he analyzed the debate over whether sugar and high-fructose ...

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