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Bacteria Eats Greenhouse Gas with a Side of Protein

With the ability to leech heavy metals from the environment and digest a potent greenhouse gas, methanotrophic bacteria pull double duty when it comes to cleaning up the environment. But before researchers can explore potential conservation...
22-Mar-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Design Approach Developed for Important New Catalysts for Energy Conversion and Storage

Northwestern University researchers have discovered a new approach for creating important new catalysts to aid in clean energy conversion and storage. The method also has the potential to impact the discovery of new optical and data storage...
21-Mar-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Medill Announces Cecilia Vaisman Award with National Association of Hispanic Journalists

The award is in memory of a Medill associate professor who was a leader in audio journalism and a member of NAHJ. It will recognize Latinx and Hispanic audio and video journalists who bring light to issues that affect Latinx and Hispanic communities.
21-Mar-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Medill, Institute for Nonprofit News Partner on Course to Help Public Service News Sites Build Audiences

Northwestern University’s Medill School and the Institute for Nonprofit News will collaborate on a new course this spring offering graduate students experience building an audience for news and helping nonprofit publishers build engagement.
20-Mar-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Rheumatoid Arthritis Meets Precision Medicine

Scientists are bringing precision medicine to rheumatoid arthritis for the first time by using genetic profiling of joint tissue to see which drugs will work for which patients, reports a new Northwestern Medicine multi-site study.In the near...
19-Mar-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Northwestern Author Illustrates Complex Politics of the International Rule of Law

Curious about the idea that international law is good medicine for bad policies, Ian Hurd examines how and why governments use and manipulate international law in foreign policy.
16-Mar-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Aldon Morris to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award for Research, Mentoring Efforts

Aldon Morris, the Leon Forrest Professor of Sociology and African American Studies in the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences at Northwestern University, is the winner of the 2018 John D. McCarthy Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Scholarship...
16-Mar-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Sensing Cancer Before It’s Too Late

Imagine if doctors could diagnose their patients with lung or esophageal cancer by simply swabbing the inside of their cheeks. Vadim Backman, a biomedical engineer at Northwestern University, has developed a new technology that could make that...
16-Mar-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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