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Cash for Carbon: A Cost-Effective Way to Reduce Deforestation

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A new Northwestern University study suggests that paying people to conserve their trees could be a highly cost-effective way to reduce deforestation and carbon emissions and should be a key part of the global strategy to fight climate change.
18-Jul-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Scientists Discover Combined Sensory Map for Heat, Humidity in Fly Brain

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Northwestern University neuroscientists now can visualize how fruit flies sense and process humidity. The findings could one day help researchers better understand how the human brain simultaneously processes humidity and temperature and might...
20-Jul-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Twelve Endowed Professorships Created Through Ryan Family Chair Challenge

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Twelve endowed professorships have been established at Northwestern University to date through the Ryan Family Chair Challenge, which matches gifts made by other Northwestern supporters to create new professorships, or chairs, across a wide range of...
18-Jul-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Predicting Heart Events After Liver Transplant

The first app and score to determine the one-year risk of a liver transplant patient dying or being hospitalized for a heart attack or other cardiovascular complication has been developed by Northwestern Medicine scientists.
13-Jul-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Predicting Heart Events After Liver Transplant

The first app and score to determine the one-year risk of a liver transplant patient dying or being hospitalized for a heart attack or other cardiovascular complication has been developed by Northwestern Medicine scientists.
11-Jul-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Academic Motivation Suffers When Economic Mobility Seems Out of Reach

New studies from Northwestern University show that high school and college students from low socioeconomic status (SES) backgrounds are much less motivated to overcome academic hardships when they have doubts about the likelihood of people from...
11-Jul-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

A Purpose in Life by Day Results in Better Sleep at Night

Having a good reason to get out of bed in the morning means you are more likely to sleep better at night with less sleep apnea and restless leg syndrome, reports a new Northwestern Medicine and Rush University Medical Center study based on older...
10-Jul-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Sir Fraser Stoddart Selected as 2017 ‘Great Immigrant’

Nobel laureate Sir Fraser Stoddart has been named one of 38 “Great Immigrants” for 2017 by the Carnegie Corporation of New York, which celebrates contributions of naturalized U.S. citizens annually on July 4.
3-Jul-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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