Argonne-Northwestern Team Wins Technology Challenge
Posted December 18, 2019
An extensive collaboration led by Argonne recently won the Inaugural SCinet Technology Challenge at the Supercomputing 19 conference by demonstrating real-time analysis of light source data...
Northwestern Faculty Again Among World’s Most-Cited Thought Leaders
Posted December 10, 2019
Latest Clarivate Analytics survey highlights University’s research eminence and influence, including cross-disciplinary strengths By Matt Golosinski This year, 32 faculty members affiliated with Northwestern...
Students Play Key Part in Advancing Research Safety Excellence
Posted November 25, 2019
Student-led initiative and innovation continue into third year for Northwestern’s RSSI November 25, 2019 | By Roger Anderson With a new board, renewed funding,...
How will Chicago Weather a Changing Climate?
Posted October 16, 2019
Join environmental scientists Daniel Horton and Aaron Packman for a lay-friendly exploration of how large cities are responding to extreme weather Climate change is...
Helix Magazine: A New Kind of Ice Age
Posted August 15, 2018
How do you freeze specimens to observe them in a near-natural state? Are all plastics bad and should drinking straws be banned to save...
Breaking into the Cell
Posted February 14, 2018
Combining mathematics, physics, engineering, and molecular bioscience, Madhav Mani aspires to create a new language that will shape the study of multicellular development for...
In Age of Robotics, Can Humans be Trusted?
Posted August 10, 2017
Northwestern researchers design devices that learn from users Whether it’s the confidence in knowing a computer will start up when asked, or faith in...
Thinking Small About Big Cities
Posted June 9, 2017
Environmental nanoscientist explores how new materials may change the world — for better or worse Earth is home to trillions of renewable energy users....
House by Northwestern Breaks Ground
Posted June 5, 2017
In a matter of months, the gravel-surfaced lot at 669 Colfax Street in Evanston will give rise to Northwestern’s most energy-efficient building. Designed with...
Mrksich Brings Interdisciplinary Approach To Manufacturing
Posted May 12, 2017
In the effort to discover new drugs to treat diseases, one technique is to identify a small molecule that can inhibit the activity of...
Discovery on Display at Pair of
Record-setting Research Days
Posted April 18, 2017
It’s true that we’re not all entirely human, says Elizabeth McNally, the Elizabeth J. Ward Professor of Genetic Medicine and director of the Center...
Students to Build Ultimate Green Home in Hands-On Design Challenge
Posted April 17, 2017
House by Northwestern part of 2017 DOE Solar Decathlon The sun will not just power one of Evanston’s newest homes; it will also help...