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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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Destiny Peery Brings Interdisciplinary Approach to Law and Bias

Law is built on precedent, the idea that past court rulings should inform how future cases are interpreted. So how can you move a...
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Malthouse Brings Rigorous Statistical Analysis, Methodology to Marketing

A running joke inside Medill’s Integrated Marketing Communications program is that Professor Malthouse turns people into nerds. By the time they’ve completed his first-quarter...
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Lasers, Chemical Compounds Bring Kozorovitskiy Inside the Brain

For neurobiologist Yevgenia Kozorovitskiy, every answer has a question. It’s an approach fundamental to her research on neuromodulators, a subset of neuronal communicators that...
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Architecture Reveals Rich Social History of People, Places

Buildings tell tales. From castles to cathedrals, modern skyscrapers to modest bungalows, structures are a ubiquitous physical manifestation of social relationships, community values, and...
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Trivial Times: Fake News Guides Real Opinions in Digital Media Environment

For journalists, fake news is a pandemic. Although the majority of “fake” content is generated by small-scale websites, its influence on public discourse is...
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Exploring the DNA of Discovery

SHC Program: Deep thinking about how we know Conceptually, at least, the roots of the Internet are sunk deep into 300-year-old soil. Early modern...
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Ask an Expert: How do religion and politics inform international relations?

Law, religion, and US foreign policy may seem to belong to different worlds, yet they combine to shape the lives of vast numbers of...
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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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