communication Tag

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Think for a minute of all the consequences if you could not talk. This makes us realise that communication is an integral part of human life. All activities stand zero without communication. It is the transfer of facts, feelings, ideas, emotions, etc. from one person to another for mutual understanding. It is needed everywhere, from family to the workplace. In a family or a relationship,...

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Fake news

These days, fake news has cracked open the trust that one places in a society or a community. It is inevitable to completely take out the roots of the spread of misinformation. In times of social media and internet facilities, people are easily ‘catfished’ and driven by the spread of fake news, rumour, gossips, etc. The surge of fake news is higher in case of...

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Phonology

Communication, being an essential element of human life exhibits the structure of human language which is created by merging patterns of phonology. However, this concept is a part of a huge debate where, according to some, language is derived from a special genetic adaptation. It is only our increased knowledge combined with intelligent biological functioning that creates a structured system of language.   Iris Berent, a Psychology...

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Taking extra measures and being a little more cautious about one's surroundings can make apparent differences in one's well-being in the time of medical emergencies. Moreover, taking into account other’s health and safety is also a step forward in assuring a healthy environment. Similarly, to fight in the tough times of coronavirus breakout, many multinational companies are taking major steps to assure the safety and...

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A new pedestrian bridge was installed at Northeastern University in October 2018 to connect the university’s main campus to the Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering complex. The completed bridge is used as a medium of connection between the students and the faculty members of the Roxbury and Fenway neighbourhoods. This pedestrian bridge stretches over five MBTA and Amtrack rail lines to establish a link between the...

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aliens

We humans have a simple word to greet anyone around us. Just a ‘Hi’ and we can start the conversation and take it anywhere we want. I agree that there are other greeting words, for example, ‘Hello’, but ‘Hi’ is the most basic. We can call anyone ‘hi’ across the world, but can we use this word to communicate with someone beyond this human world,...

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fake

Northeastern University always has something or other interesting popping around the campus. For now, a group of labs in the Behrakis Health Sciences Center is wholly filled with fake people. What is it, you might wonder? Well, these ‘fake people’ have been created by the faculty from the Bouvé College of Health Sciences. Called as human patient simulators, they recreate the human experience so that...

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Recently, the tank at the Sai Kung fish market in Hong Kong was seen spotted with unusual creatures. Buyers chose from live mantis shrimp, sea snails, lobsters, clams, and arrays of fish and had them cooked on the spot. There are various kinds of seafood available under the sun and many of them are endangered or illegally caught. Savannah Kinzer, a fourth-year student at Northeastern University,...

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