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Argonne-Northwestern Team Wins Technology Challenge

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...
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Northwestern Faculty Again Among World’s Most-Cited Thought Leaders

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...
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Students Play Key Part in Advancing Research Safety Excellence 

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,...
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How will Chicago Weather a Changing Climate?

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...
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Helix Magazine: A New Kind of Ice Age

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...
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Breaking into the Cell

Combining mathematics, physics, engineering, and molecular bioscience, Madhav Mani aspires to create a new language that will shape the study of multicellular development for...
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In Age of Robotics, Can Humans be Trusted?

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...
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Thinking Small About Big Cities

Environmental nanoscientist explores how new materials may change the world — for better or worse Earth is home to trillions of renewable energy users....
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House by Northwestern Breaks Ground

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...
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Mrksich Brings Interdisciplinary Approach To Manufacturing

In the effort to discover new drugs to treat diseases, one technique is to identify a small molecule that can inhibit the activity of...
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Discovery on Display at Pair of
 Record-setting Research Days

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...
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Students to Build Ultimate Green Home in Hands-On Design Challenge

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...
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