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Category: Research News

The Sky is No Limit

New remote observatory compresses distances to connect Evanston and Hawaii, allowing Northwestern researchers to venture boldly into space without leaving home By: Lydia Rivers,...
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Animal Care Excellence

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...
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Understanding and Combating Virulent Viruses

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....
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Scientific Images Contest and Exhibition Bring Discovery to Life

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...
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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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Northwestern-Fermilab Physicist Grassellino Named Deputy CTO

Effective December 1, Northwestern’s associate professor of physics and Fermilab senior scientist Anna Grassellino began her new role as the laboratory’s deputy chief technology...
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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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Core Colloquium Highlights Research Impact of Shared Facilities

Annual event convened scientists and staff to celebrate key part of research ecosystem and honor UT Health San Antonio professor during Northwestern’s ‘150 Years...
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‘Dirty’ Superconductors Make Better Particle Accelerators

Northwestern researchers show how impurities can increase the maximum accelerating field of superconducting radio-frequency cavities, a finding with huge potential cost advantages November 8,...
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Mark Hersam Leads Battery-Powered Science Cafe

McCormick materials science expert says smallest details may revolutionize future of energy November 8, 2019 | By Roger Anderson It’s hard to imagine a...
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World Watchers

Led by investigators at the Northwestern-Argonne Institute of Science and Engineering, researchers are designing a smart new way to monitor our surroundings, from natural...
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Pattern Recognition

Award-winning mathematician Bryna Kra follows the numbers to discover surprising insights about complex systems, while championing women and minorities to strengthen her field Bryna...
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