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From Space to Serotonin: Students Showcase Research at Annual Expo

Lauren Kearney’s senior research project will follow her for some time — passing overhead about every 90 minutes or so. Kearney was one of...
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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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Reality, Not Rhetoric, Should Shape Research Investment

Since the 2016 US presidential election, but frankly for many years, the academic community and those who care about it in America have expressed concern...
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New Institute for Developmental Sciences Announced

The seeds of neurodevelopmental strength and vulnerability take root before a baby is even born. So do the roots of age-related illnesses, such as...
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Angeloni Appointed Strategic Planning and Coordination Director

The Office for Research has named Nicholas Angeloni as its director of strategic planning and coordination. Angeloni arrived at the University in 2006 as...
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Drug Discovery Forum Furthers Northwestern’s Interdisciplinary Research Vision

How can new approaches to public-private partnerships accelerate drug discovery from the laboratory bench to the patient bedside — and onto the radar screens...
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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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Sound Leadership Begins in Silence

Ethical focus, desire to make a positive social impact guides Kellogg professor and Northwestern trustee Harry Kraemer Jr. It’s midnight and the house is...
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The Value of Investing in Transformative Ideas with Social Benefit

University research is awe inspiring and an engine for economic progress Cancer treatments. Efficient next-generation energy sources.  Breakthroughs in plant sciences to lessen hunger. ...
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Why The Humanities Matter With Wendy Wall

A caricature of scientific endeavor might place discovery at a remove from the people whose talents and curiosity drive progress, or those who benefit...
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