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Northwestern Microbiome Project to Launch June 29 for International Space Station

Twenty laboratory mice are poised to play an important role in preparing humans to go to Mars. A Northwestern University-led study of the microbiome in space is one of five science investigations scheduled to launch Friday, June 29, on board the...
14-Jun-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New professorship honors Mark and Nancy Ratner

Renowned chemistry professor and spouse were celebrated at a special ceremony
11-Jun-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Campus Dining Options Coming

In an effort to meet the needs of an increasingly diverse campus population, Northwestern University and its new food service provider, Compass Group, will introduce several initiatives this fall to be more inclusive in its dining options. All...
11-Jun-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Carbon Dioxide Reduces Belly Fat

The first randomized, controlled trial testing carbon dioxide gas injections (carboxytherapy) to reduce belly fat found the new technique eliminates fat around the stomach. However, the changes were modest and did not result in long-term fat...
8-Jun-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Ancient Greenland Was Much Warmer Than Previously Thought

Just beyond the northwest edge of the vast Greenland Ice Sheet, Northwestern University researchers have discovered lake mud that beat tough odds by surviving the last ice age. The mud, and remains of common flies nestled within it, record two...
4-Jun-2018 4:10 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Northwestern University and Deerfield Management Launch Lakeside Discovery to Provide Tomorrow’s Solutions in Healthcare

Northwestern University and Deerfield Management announced today (May 31) the launch of Lakeside Discovery, LLC, with the mission to accelerate the translation of transformative biomedical technologies. Deerfield will provide up to $65 million of...
31-May-2018 4:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers predict materials to stabilize record-high capacity lithium-ion battery

A Northwestern University research team has found ways to stabilize a new battery with a record-high charge capacity. Based on a lithium-manganese-oxide cathode, the breakthrough could enable smart phones and battery-powered automobiles to last more...
29-May-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Law School Podcast: Facing the Challenges of the Global Legal Industry

In the 21st episode of Northwestern Pritzker School of Law’s Planet Lex podcast series, and as a prelude to the Law School’s Beyond Our Borders, a two-day summit on global legal innovation earlier this month, Northwestern Law Dean Daniel...
24-May-2018 4:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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