Miniature flying robots automatically inspect, analyze, and assess damage to infrastructure

Northeastern’s Jerome Hajjar and col­leagues are devel­oping a sophis­ti­cated system that uses autonomous small flying robots cou­pled with 3-​​D imaging and state-​​of-​​the art plan­ning, mod­eling, and analysis to inspect struc­tures from bridges to build­ings and auto­mat­i­cally iden­tify prob­lems, track their progress, and assess the need for follow-​​up.

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3Qs: Supreme Court strikes down part of Texas abortion law

The Supreme Court on Monday ruled that a pair of Texas’ abor­tion restric­tions were uncon­sti­tu­tional. Here, law pro­fessor Aziza Ahmed explains what this land­mark deci­sion means for abor­tion rights moving forward.

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Fun facts about our campus

In this video, find out how many people visit Snell Library, how many bot­tles and cans North­eastern recy­cles in one year, and more inter­esting facts about our campus. Video by Ben­jamin Bertsch/​Northeastern University

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The machinist

Exper­i­mental machinist Dan Sier­pina works on a piece in the physics machine shop in the Dana Hall base­ment on Thursday. Photo by Adam Glanzman/​Northeastern University

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