Author: Anchal Kapoor

Achievement is one thing and success is something else entirely. This is the message of Northeastern University's scientist Albert-Laszlo Barabasi, whose research shows that the top performers are not always recognised as the best in their fields so what is the success and what does it take to succeed? This is a particularly challenging time and everyone wants to be a successful person in their...

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In times, when everything is right from seeking information to receiving answers can be done within seconds, having Amazon Alexa is just the beginning to find out ways in which students could use a different resource. Amazon Alexa will bring clarity and improvement in speech. So can we hope to take advantage of Alexa to reinvent teaching and learning? Let’s look at some of the...

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Do you surreptitiously check your phone in your Spanish class to see who has commented on your latest Instagram post? Well! Now you can do that openly in your class as well because these days so many Spanish language teachers out there who asks their students to create Instagram profiles and post comments in Spanish in order to learn how to communicate in the language....

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Let’s know a little more about our all-time favourite beverage coffee. Coffee plays an important role in our daily life and most of us usually start our day with a cup of coffee and we generally don’t even know where our coffee comes from? A student who has graduated from Northeastern University, Miriam Morales knows the exact origin of the coffee beans and she has...

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Imagine if there was an alternative to smoking cigarettes. Imagine this alternative could help millions of people quit smoking and came with only a fraction of the harmful chemicals that cigarettes do. E-cigarettes are the most innovative smoking-cessation product invented yet. So, public health officials and anti-tobacco activists are all in favor of this life-saving innovation, right? Actually, they’re almost all totally against it. Because...

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Most people are using modern technology to do various activities. How cool is that if you have a TV that allows to stream shows from online sites such as Netflix or Amazon Prime, if you have devices which you can control with your phone and also you have refrigerator when it’s time to buy milk or refill the water bottle and if you have voice-activated...

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Spring season is over and now we are all set to welcome summer, for most this means internship and summer jobs and for other people, this is the best season to plan vacations, and also on the other hand for some people this means growing concerns about body image, they want to get fit and healthy.   There is nothing wrong to get fit and to do...

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The trees are known as crape myrtles typically thrive in the American south but Chunk Doughty, who oversees landscaping for Northeastern University’s Boston campus, is working to have the campus recognized as an arboretum. Doughty is in the process of adding the location and details of every tree to an online map for visitors and building the management structure.   How trees talk to each other Imagine...

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Aaron Roth, a biologist at Northeastern University explained, “What you are actually seeing is the trees conserving energy”. This is not a problem in the summer when trees can pull water up from their roots and there is enough sunlight to be absorbed by the hungry plants.   In the autumn when the weather cools, something amazing happens in the trees. All the green leaves begin to...

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