#NortheasternUniversity Tag

When the world around is suffering from pernicious coronavirus, a soft hand to allay the adversity can be of great help. With global cases crossing 1,831,130 and death toll passing 113,013, COVID-19 has become a prime concern affecting every aspect of any economy. Lockdown has pushed many people indoors making their lives secure, but people on the front lines of this pandemic are regularly sacrificing...

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A new trend of video-conferencing is dawning upon the world with the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Business meetings, classroom lectures, and every possible task are being done through virtual media. A shift from offline to online is being evidenced everywhere. There has been a steep increase in the downloading rate of video-conferencing apps like Zoom, Google Hangouts Meet, Microsoft team worldwide crossing 62 million...

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The use of 3D printing has revolutionised the healthcare sector whether it is the manufacture of customised prosthetics, implants, and anatomical models or tissue and organ fabrication. It has numerous benefits ranging from cost-effectiveness, increased productivity, customisation of medical products and equipment to the democratisation of design and manufacturing. A new approach enabled with 3D printed cell traps has simplified the difficult task of finding...

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Amid the global spread of coronavirus, consumers are stockpiling goods like canned foods, hand sanitizer, and various other essential commodities. Among these, toilet paper has been the most unlikely stockpiling targets for the people anxious about the pandemic. As a consequence of which, supermarkets in Australia have restricted supplies to one pack per person; toilet paper rolls are chained to the wall in public restrooms...

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Wireless technology has become an almost inevitable part of our lives. It has become one of the largest carriers of digital data all around the globe and has simplified many industrial operations. Its significance is well evidenced by the fact that accessibility to the wireless spectrum has become a key factor in the measurement of a country's development. With this tremendous growth potential, a comprehensive...

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It is a common notion that the type of weapon available becomes ineffective if the person is determined to kill the other person. However, to what extent is this true? Does the type of weapon matters the least?   Anthony Braga, a professor of Criminal Justice, and a group of researchers at the Northeastern University provide an analysis of the effect of the calibre of the firearm on the...

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Mobile phones are the devices that are with us irrespective of time. If these devices are not kept safe they can be harmful to human beings as it has many awful ways to spy on us by using the inbuilt technologies. Let us know what is hacking and how it is being done. Hacking is the process in which an unauthorised person can access your...

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Antarctica

Being isolated by the southern ocean from other countries, Antarctica is situated in the Antarctic region of Southern Hemisphere. It is the fifth-largest continent and 98% of its land is covered with ice. It also happens to be the windiest, driest, and coldest country, but at the same time, it went through its first heatwave in late January of the year 2020. Global warming is...

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