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Renowned Physicist Stephen Hawking Dies
Ashley Yeager | Mar 14, 2018
Famed for his work on black holes and cosmology, he also survived decades with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
Opinion: Microbiology Needs More Math
Mikhail Tikhonov | Oct 12, 2017
Empirical data and humans’ biased interpretations can only get so far in truly understanding life at the microscale.
Nobel Laureate and Laser Scientist Dies
Jef Akst | Oct 2, 2017
Nicolaas Bloembergen’s research laid the groundwork for the development of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technology.
Facing Brexit, U.K. Makes Science Deal with U.S.
Catherine Offord | Sep 22, 2017
The $88 million agreement is part of efforts by the UK government to increase transatlantic collaboration as the country prepares to leave the European Union.
MRI Pioneer Peter Mansfield Dies
Jef Akst | Feb 14, 2017
The Nobel laureate helped lay the groundwork for today’s ubiquitous magnetic resonance imaging machines.
May the Force Be with You
Ning Wang | Feb 1, 2017
The dissection of how cells sense and propagate physical forces is leading to exciting new tools and discoveries in mechanobiology and mechanomedicine.
Nobel Laureate Dies
Catherine Offord | Apr 25, 2016
Walter Kohn, a theoretical physicist who shared the 1998 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, has passed away at age 93.
Science Survey Results Mixed
Karen Zusi | Sep 11, 2015
The Pew Research Center finds substantial differences in US adults’ knowledge of physical science.
A Costly Case of Grant Fraud
Bob Grant | Aug 24, 2015
The National Science Foundation orders Northeastern University to repay $2.7 million for nine years of mismanaging a federal grant.
Johnjoe McFadden and Jim Al-Khalili | Aug 1, 2015
Does a delicately orchestrated balance between quantum and classical physics distinguish living from nonliving things?