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artificial intelligence

What is the road to our development? Artificial Intelligence! From guiding financial advisors to tracking employee productivity, AI is our future. It is, thus, a responsibility on the HR departments of hiring the right employees. These would be ready to adjust to the upcoming change.   According to Uwe Hohgrawe, “This is the age of digital transformation. Organizations, hence, need to adjust and innovate to stay competitive....

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Mars is the most accessible place in the solar system. Exploring Mars provides the opportunity to possibly answer origin and evolution of life questions, and could someday be a destination for survival of humankind.   The Mars Desert Research Station in Utah is a facility dedicated to investigating the possibilities for human exploration of the Red Planet. And it’s the perfect place for Northeastern University students to...

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journey-of-an-engineer

Everyone knows the story of how a passionate engineer leaves his or her stream and find his or her life goal in another field. Yet, rarely has one listened to a story that is exactly the opposite of the norm. But, that has actually happened, and that too, with one of the Northeastern University’s student, Ching-Chi-Chang, also known by her Western name of Amanda.   Chang was...

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According to a report published in the American Academy of Pediatrics’ March catalogue, most children who use firearms to commit suicide or fall victim to unintentional firearm deaths use weapons found in their home. These firearms are left loaded or unlocked or both. Every year around 500 children are killed and thousands more are injured in accidental shootings.   Handguns may be more dangerous for young children...

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Topology behind Wind Engineering

John Hancock, the tallest skyscraper that faced problems in early 1970’s is the reason behind the researchers and students to start a research on wind engineering at Northeastern University. The tower was shaped and designed like a knife that can control or influence people inside. It would further pop out and crash the streets below.   John Hancock was taken as an interesting example to deal with...

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In an effort to capture and celebrate the essence of their colleague Pran Nath on his 80th birthday, physics professors at Northeastern decided to throw throw him a conference focused on the latest research into particle physics and cosmology. “Apart from being an extraordinary scientist, he is also a fantastic human being,” says Tomasz Taylor, a physics professor at Northeastern Univeristy who is chairing the conference.   The conference, titled “Modern Trends...

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There is no one as passionate about letterpress printing as Ryan Cordell. It is justifiable as well! Letterpress printing was first started in the 15th century. It made use of raised letters and metallic images to engrave the words and designs on the paper. The printing technology has undergone a huge lot of reformations. Replaced by modern commercial printing, letterpress printing has not lost its...

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Students addressing social issues

Technological advancements have made humans machine-centred and less of skills. This has turned them ignorant to societal issues. Society involves people of different perceptions. Things that are considered normal in one society may or may not be normal in some other society. Thus, every single issue is not addressed the same. Some may be social, and a few may be economic. A few might not...

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There is no denying that global warming and the fast-paced climate change are very serious issues and need our urgent attention. The global increase in temperature has been influencing the physical, biological, and human systems. Variations in physical systems can be observed in the melting of the poles, which are correspondingly causing glacial regression, snow melting, warming and thawing of permafrost, flooding as well as...

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