Milan Mrksich named Northwestern’s Vice President for Research
Posted May 14, 2020
Award-winning scientist has overseen University’s research portfolio through COVID-19 pandemic Milan Mrksich has been named Northwestern University’s Vice President for Research, Interim Provost Kathleen...
Northwestern Research Predicts New State of Matter
Posted April 20, 2020
Physicist Jim Sauls takes a dip into the weird world of quantum liquids and ‘quantized vortices.’ His exciting findings could lead to advanced technologies...
How Art Helps Keep Northwestern Safe
Posted April 16, 2020
A key University team includes a design-centric approach to protect and propel the research enterprise By Matt Golosinski Art and science converge for Research...
Body Armor Grown in a Lab? Why Not, Say Synthetic Biologists
Posted April 14, 2020
A Northwestern research collaboration with the Defense Department aims at teaching cells new tricks to create breakthrough materials with diverse applications By Ed...
How Manmade Chemicals Alter Our Microbial World
Posted February 14, 2020
At this month’s Science Café, McCormick’s Erica Hartmann reveals the life-or-death dynamics most of us can’t usually see — and why these matter for...
The Sky is No Limit
Posted February 12, 2020
New remote observatory compresses distances to connect Evanston and Hawaii, allowing Northwestern researchers to venture boldly into space without leaving home By: Lydia Rivers,...
Animal Care Excellence
Posted February 11, 2020
CCM’s portfolio of quality services offers researchers humane expertise that advances discovery By Matt Golosinski If you’ve got rats, Northwestern’s Center for Comparative Medicine is...
Understanding and Combating Virulent Viruses
Posted January 28, 2020
A Q& A with Gregory Smith, PhD, professor of Microbiology-Immunology The spread of the coronavirus from China is raising fears of a global pandemic....
Cracking the ‘Ultimate Code’
Posted January 22, 2020
Pioneering neurobiologist Indira Raman draws upon her interest in math and language to reveal how the brain turns cell signals into information and action...
From Qubits to Climate Change: Northwestern Quantum Experts See Powerful Potential
Posted January 21, 2020
University’s quantum science strengths harness multidisciplinary talent By Mike M. McMahon, Sr. Communications Manager, Institute for Sustainability and Energy at Northwestern (ISEN) Imagine there...
Scientific Images Contest and Exhibition Bring Discovery to Life
Posted January 17, 2020
For nearly a decade, Science in Society’s annual initiative has focused the camera lens on stunning research Northwestern researchers once again provided a special...
Science Café: What Sleep Teaches Us
Posted January 17, 2020
People spend a third of their life asleep, and psychologists like Ken Paller are pursuing answers to the cognitive mysteries of our nightly slumber....