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150 years of science in a cosmic web of paper trails
In celebration of 150 years of exploration, the editors of the British scientific journal Nature asked Northeastern’s Center for Complex Network Research to analyze, categorize, and ultimately visualize tens of thousands of articles. The end result is nothing short of cosmic.
Research and Discovery
Of Mice and Women
Murder in Mobile
The Science of Movement
The Game of Thrones social network
You love that dirty water. But how dirty is it really?
Avengers, Jurassic World, and Star Wars: A road map to the top 100 grossing movies of all time
A Zero-Sun Game
Bad design kills
Ships, Drugs, and Rocks ‘n’ Holes
In The Media
The research of Mona Minkara, an assistant professor of bioengineering at Northeastern, could help researchers understand how vaping affects our lung function, as well as lead to better treatments for diseases such as respiratory distress syndrome. And she’s hoping to pave the way for other blind scientists.
Murray Forman, a Northeastern professor who has dedicated 25 years of his career to examining hip-hop history and culture, recently returned from Moscow, Russia, where he spent a week taking the pulse of the local hip-hop scene. He discovered that many of the elements that are commonly associated with the hip-hop culture at-large seemed to be present in the Russian capital.