Researchers work to ‘predict’ the future of transit

Haris N. Kout­sopoulos believes that our ability to pre­dict the future has the poten­tial to enable var­ious inno­va­tions in public transit. The short-​​​​term future, that is. Is a subway sta­tion or […]

Aug. 22, 2016 - BOSTON, MA. - Paul Champion, professor and chair, Department of Physics, poses for a portrait in the Egan Research building at Northeastern University on August 22, 2016.  Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University
May 13, 2015 - The Behrakis Health Sciences Center as seen on May 13, 2015.

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Trump’s campaign shake-up positions him to ‘win’ regardless of election result

3Qs: Campaign shake-​​up positions Trump to ‘win,’ regardless of election result

Over the past week, Donald Trump has expressed regret for some of his caustic com­ments and reshuf­fled his cam­paign staff, fueling a theory that he’s laying the ground­work to build a media empire to rival Fox News. Dan Urman, a polit­ical sci­ence and public policy expert, dis­cusses the recent cam­paign moves and how the atten­tion to Trump’s “brand” may be a win for the can­di­date, regard­less of November’s outcome.

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Biological detectives use Big Data to track disease progression

Just as inves­ti­ga­tors use evi­dence to recon­struct crime scenes, North­eastern data sci­en­tist Olga Vitek hunts down and ana­lyzes mol­e­c­ular changes that drive dis­eases to recon­struct their bio­log­ical “crime scenes.” The evi­dence she com­piles in her mas­sive datasets leads to ear­lier diag­noses and more effec­tive treatments.

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Mirrored dance

Pho­tographed through mir­rored glass, Christ Lokonda, SSH’16, left, and friend JR Cius are sil­hou­etted as they work on dance moves in the Curry Stu­dent Center dance studio on Tuesday. Photo by Matthew Modoono/​Northeastern University

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