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Medicine is one of the most coveted and noble professions- and this is no joke. The studying and knowledge part of it is one giant part of it- it enables one to stand in a position toassess and understand what the patient is undergoing- but another testing element of this profession is the responsibility of dealing with patients who could be in pain, not able...

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genes

Meghan Jewett achieved something that many students wish to do in their lives – get many jobs offers in a single go. This Northeastern University biology major completed her co-op at the Harvard Medical School Center for Genetics and Genomics and was about to apply for a position at the University of Cambridge in England. The fascinating thing is, not just one, but she got...

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Divided views on the first amendment

First amendment of the U.S. constitution aims to protect the people's freedom of practicing any religion, freedom of the press as well as freedom of speech. It also gives the people the right to peaceful assembly as well as to approach and file a petition to the government to redress grievances.   In a research, John Wihbey, assistant professor at Northeastern University along with associate professor Brooke...

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Meme culture has grown rapidly in the 21st century. From the political to the historic to even entertainment, no sphere of life has been spared by this, a unit of cultural information spread largely through social media. Pictures, videos, vines, gifs; they come in many forms. The origins of the meme lie in a book about evolutionary biology by Richard Dawkins, but the online version...

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hackers

It would be alarmingly easy for the hackers to steal your private information, starting simply with your Instagram selfies and connecting them to your online shopping.  That’s what Nithin Gangadharan, a master’s student of computer science at Northeastern University, was trying to do on a recent Wednesday in a programming lab. So to speak: It was all part of a hacking competition for students attending...

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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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organizing donation drive by the northeastern students

Organising a donation drive by Northeastern University students for their classmates who were affected by an apartment fire at 104 and 108 Hemenway St. in Boston. A lot of students lost  much of their belongings in the fire blaze. The university came forward and immediately provided students affected by the fire with housing, toiletries, dining hall entry, rental laptops, and replacement course materials, as well as...

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Starting a life different from sports dreams

23-year old professional baseball player, Walker Olis was worn down by an injury and the daily grind of pro baseball. He was looking forward to exploring a new career which was not the same as his dream sport, baseball.   Olis, who was an outfielder from Burlington, Washington, said “I knew at that moment. It was bittersweet to be told that you failed.  However, at the same...

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Cyclists swear by massage therapy. They prefer it as it helps them to loosen tight spots, flush toxic chemicals, and keep their fibres smooth. It helps relax their muscles and heal sore spots after long hours on the saddle. Northeastern University has taken an initiative where physical therapy students will be waiting for racers to massage them and help them stretch out.   This will be conducted...

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