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Two Cheers for the Truth?

For overly passionate people, partisan views can erode facts, threaten consensus, and even spur fanaticism that dehumanizes others Which word has more letters, Clinton...
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Genomic Justice

Minoli Perera is using pharmacogenomics to help bring about ‘precision medicine for all’ Fifteen years ago, when researchers revealed a genetic link between an...
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Love at First Sound

For opera fanatics, passion often stems from a mesmerizing initial experience Although theaters can be filled with thousands of people, for the opera-obsessed, enjoyment...
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A Big Thinker with an Eye for Detail

Economist Carola Frydman explores the past to understand the global economy’s future   Carola Frydman spends most days in a library, poring over public...
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A Climate of Change

David Dana blurs the boundaries of law and psychology to explore environmental policy Less than a month after Hurricane Harvey poured 51 inches of...
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Safety First: Inaugural Weeklong Event Launches Grad Student Initiative

When Di Wang returned to campus after an October trip to DowDuPont, the world’s largest chemical company, she knew it would take hard work...
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Northwestern Summit Promotes Research Impact and Engagement

Inaugural Broader Impacts Forum offers strategic framework, networking to align scholarship with societal needs Creating knowledge that benefits society is integral to Northwestern’s research...
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2017: A Year of Discovery

Great research universities improve lives and transform society. They are engines of innovation that advance human understanding, spur invention, and solve important challenges of...
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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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Can Conversation Over Coffee Be a Federal Crime?

That depends, cautions Lane Campbell, director of the Office for Export Controls Compliance Since September 11, 2001, the US government has increasingly viewed export...
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Sustainability Expert Shows How to Fight Climate Change at Home

“Homeowners can have sustainability without compromise,” says Dick Co, faculty director of House by Northwestern (HBN), the university’s first ever entry into the US...
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New NIH Polices Take Effect January 25

New rules bring various benefits, new reporting requirements In 2018, the National Institutes of Health continues a series of initiatives meant to enhance the...
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