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COVID-19 misconceptions are hard to fight. Cognitive psychology might help spot why people get the coronavirus wrong.
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COVID-19 misconceptions are hard to fight. Cognitive psychology might help spot why people get the coronavirus wrong.

The coronavirus might have weak spots. Machine learning could help find them.

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The coronavirus might have weak spots. Machine learning could help find them.

They’re caring for COVID-19 intensive care patients on co-op
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They’re caring for COVID-19 intensive care patients on co-op

Northeastern biology lab investigates how neurons influence aging and body’s response to stress
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Northeastern biology lab investigates how neurons influence aging and body’s response to stress

Northeastern University proteomics researcher receives grant from Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to help map all cells in the human body to better understand cancer, diabetes, and other diseases

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Northeastern University proteomics researcher receives grant from Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to help map all cells in the human body to better understand cancer, diabetes, and other diseases

Northeastern professor Javier Apfeld tests the lifespan of c. elegan worms to understand how the brain dictates age

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Northeastern professor Javier Apfeld tests the lifespan of c. elegan worms to understand how the brain dictates age

Northeastern researchers may have discovered why some tumors grow back aggressively after radiation, chemotherapy

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Northeastern researchers may have discovered why some tumors grow back aggressively after radiation, chemotherapy

This solver of scientific paradoxes has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

This solver of scientific paradoxes has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

Want to find out what lizards have to say about climate change? First you have to catch them.

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Want to find out what lizards have to say about climate change? First you have to catch them.

How this researcher’s risky idea could mean big things for regenerative medicine

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How this researcher’s risky idea could mean big things for regenerative medicine

Why do the leaves change color in the fall? And what do I do with this feeling of existential dread?

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Why do the leaves change color in the fall? And what do I do with this feeling of existential dread?

He swims with sharks (and lives to tell about it)

He swims with sharks (and lives to tell about it)