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How Art Helps Keep Northwestern Safe

A key University team includes a design-centric approach to protect and propel the research enterprise By Matt Golosinski Art and science converge for Research...
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Body Armor Grown in a Lab? Why Not, Say Synthetic Biologists

A Northwestern research collaboration with the Defense Department aims at teaching cells new tricks to create breakthrough materials with diverse applications   By Ed...
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How Manmade Chemicals Alter Our Microbial World

At this month’s Science Café, McCormick’s Erica Hartmann reveals the life-or-death dynamics most of us can’t usually see — and why these matter for...
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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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Cracking the ‘Ultimate Code’

Pioneering neurobiologist Indira Raman draws upon her interest in math and language to reveal how the brain turns cell signals into information and action...
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From Qubits to Climate Change: Northwestern Quantum Experts See Powerful Potential

University’s quantum science strengths harness multidisciplinary talent By Mike M. McMahon, Sr. Communications Manager, Institute for Sustainability and Energy at Northwestern (ISEN) Imagine there...
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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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Science Café: What Sleep Teaches Us

People spend a third of their life asleep, and psychologists like Ken Paller are pursuing answers to the cognitive mysteries of our nightly slumber....
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Northwestern Researchers Connect Mind-Body for Better Health

Feinberg School’s Osher Center combines biomedical and integrative medicine to provide patients (and clinicians) with a holistic approach to healing By Glenn Jeffers Jason...
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Northwestern Researchers to Create ‘Common Standard’ for Assessing Development in Young Children

University Research Institute DevSci brings transdisciplinary domain expertise to develop ‘Toddler Toolbox’ with $15 million in NIH support A new, multimillion-dollar contract led by...
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