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a step towards stopping climate change

Climate change is one of the biggest problems that the world is facing today. Drying up water bodies to melting glaciers, cold places becoming warmer and hot places becoming hotter are all result of climate change. The problem is only rising with the carelessness and negligence of the human race. The biggest reason for climate change is the external forces exerted by humans, that is,...

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When using our phones in the classroom we often hide behind our peers or put the phone in the desk to check what’s new in our Instagram feed.  But you would not have to do that in Yanat Monica Canavan’s Spanish class. She prefers student using their phones to browse Instagram and communicate in Spanish language with one another.   Canavan, an assistant academic specialist, presents the...

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emotion

Does everyone feel more or less the same emotions all their lives? Yes. Does everyone react to these emotions in the exact same way? No, not exactly. People experience emotions in a way that varies from others. Most of the time, it also depends on the situation. Research at Northeastern University has taken a leap in this field.   Psychologists have, till now, believed that any emotion...

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In recent times, various applications have started to view content or advertisements in a very personalised manner. This is evident from the search results that Google produce as well as the product recommendations of Amazon. This feature enables users’ to view results based on their past activities and purchases while online shopping.   According to a research conducted in the Northeastern University by Prof. Wilson, Greg St....

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experiential learning

On account of experiential learning, the fourth graders at the Charlotte Lab school in Charlotte, North Carolina, hosted a pop-up market at their school in order to demonstrate the importance of a balanced diet. They worked with the local public market to learn about how food gets to their plates from the farm. The prepared healthy meals to share with their schoolmates, in the process...

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space

Lindsey Sudbury is an instructional technologist within Academic Technology Services at Northeastern University. And currently, she is working on an exciting project, which she helps oversee. People can now get the surreal experience of going to space, with the help of the Discovery Lab. It is in the Snell Library at the University.   The Lab is actually a pop-up space, dedicated to augmented reality and VR. It...

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Recitation App that helps Muslims

Anas Abou Allaban was one of the participants of Muslim Hacks, an event that took place at California. At this event participants share their technological ideas and solutions to build products for people practicing Islam. Allaban is an electrical and computer engineering student, Northeastern University was fascinated by a hack which used speech recognition tool that helps Muslims to recite their prayers.   In order to keep...

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PartRunner

You get your food, all tasty and warm, right at your doorstep, thanks to those food delivery apps. However, it is a real pain when you have to go out to purchase other things, especially when you have some other pressing matters to attend to. Yoshua Rozen thought so too, and hence, PartRunner was born.   Rozen is a Northeastern University graduate and the startup ‘PartRunner’ is...

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entrepreneur

Many young students have business ideas with great potential. At Northeastern University, students are experimenting with their ideas and are developing them into startups. These young entrepreneurs are part of Northeastern University’s student-run business accelerator, IDEA. IDEA connects students with the resources they need to get their businesses up and running.   It was started by Dan Gregory, who has now retired from Northeastern University. His vision...

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