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Northeastern beats Maroon 5, Marriott hotels for best Snapchat campaign
Move over Maroon 5 and Marriott International—there’s a new sheriff in town. In a competition for the most innovative social media campaigns, Northeastern won for its global Snapchat takeover map, which highlights the diverse work students are doing around the world.
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AI & Robotics
Machines are writing news stories. Does that mean robots will replace reporters?
Bots for play: Professor uses AI to design video games
Engineering students flex their robotic muscles with hands, drones, and more
A Northeastern professor's algorithm can predict behavior in autistic children
Enemy hackers pose a serious threat to military drones. Northeastern has new facility to test ways to stop them.
Professor's FDA-approved nanotechnology may prevent complications from implants - like the one that ended Kyrie Irving's season.
Northeastern University collection preserves thousands of ocean species that may go extinct
4,058 Northeastern seniors just earned their degrees. Here’s what they studied.
Schools are safer than they were in the 90s, and school shootings are not more common than they used to be, researchers say
In The Media
“The findings of the randomized controlled trial suggest that the placement of body worn cameras on Boston Police officers generate small but meaningful benefits to the civility of police-citizen civilian encounters,” said Braga, the Northeastern University researcher. “The study finds that officers wearing cameras received…
On the latest episode of Too Embarrassed to Ask, Recode’s Kara Swisher talked with Northeastern University researchers Christo Wilson and David Choffnes about a popular online conspiracy theory: Smartphones are secretly turning on their microphones to record conversations and serve us more targeted ads. Wilson and Choffnes just…