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The semiconductor chip shortage is bad for consumers in the short term, but could spur innovation in the long term
Close-up of a semiconductor chip in Matteo Rinaldi's lab. Rinaldi is a professor of electrical and computer engineering.

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The semiconductor chip shortage is bad for consumers in the short term, but could spur innovation in the long term

A twisting vortex of laser light might solve our internet congestion woes

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A twisting vortex of laser light might solve our internet congestion woes

Here’s how nanoparticles could help us get closer to a treatment for COVID-19

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Here’s how nanoparticles could help us get closer to a treatment for COVID-19

Northeastern University nanotechnology experts awarded patent for smart, zero-power sensors that will help fight forest, warehouse and construction site fires

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Northeastern University nanotechnology experts awarded patent for smart, zero-power sensors that will help fight forest, warehouse and construction site fires

To fix big problems in medicine, he’s thinking smaller

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To fix big problems in medicine, he’s thinking smaller

This engineering professor pokes holes in neuroscience to shed light on the unseen details of the brain

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This engineering professor pokes holes in neuroscience to shed light on the unseen details of the brain

New ‘sleeping’ sensors could save costs, make warzones safer
Matteo Rinaldi has developed a new type of sensor that consumes no power whatsoever in standby mode, waking up only when it detects an important event. Photo by Adam Glanzman/Northeastern University

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New ‘sleeping’ sensors could save costs, make warzones safer

Northeastern faculty spark a sea change in the nanomedicine field

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Northeastern faculty spark a sea change in the nanomedicine field

Attack Ebola on a nanoscale

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Attack Ebola on a nanoscale

Metallic personalities

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Metallic personalities

More superbugs than one

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More superbugs than one

Stronger than Kevlar, light as a tee-shirt, and cheap all over

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Stronger than Kevlar, light as a tee-shirt, and cheap all over