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Afterglow sheds light on the nature, origin of neutron star collisions

The final chapter of the historic detection of the powerful merger of two neutron stars in 2017 officially has been written.
10-Sep-2019 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Northwestern Center Conducts First-Ever Poll About Presidential Leadership on Diversity and Inclusion

President Barack Obama had the highest rating among modern U.S. presidents for both his overall leadership and rhetoric on diversity and inclusion
21-Jun-2019 2:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Ebola-Fighting Protein Discovered in Human Cells

Ebola virus (green) infects human cells much more easily when you remove the protective RBBP6 protein (compare left to right). Researchers have discovered a human protein that helps fight the Ebola virus and could one day lead to an...
13-Dec-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Unprecedented Look at Electron Brings Us Closer to Understanding the Universe

In a new study, researchers at Northwestern, Harvard and Yale universities examined the shape of an electron’s charge with unprecedented precision to confirm that it is perfectly spherical.
17-Oct-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Researchers Demonstrate First Example of a Bioresorbable Electronic Medicine

Northwestern University and Washington University School of Medicine researchers have developed the first example of a bioelectronic medicine: an implantable, biodegradable wireless device that speeds nerve regeneration and improves healing of a...
8-Oct-2018 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Don’t Treat E-Cigarettes Like Cigarettes

CHICAGO - “Cigarette” might appear in the term “e-cigarette” but that is as far as their similarities extend, reports a new Northwestern Medicine report published Friday, Sept. 28, in the journal Nicotine & Tobacco Research. Assuming...
1-Oct-2018 4:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Senior Audi Executive to Lead Northwestern’s Marketing and Communications Efforts

Jeri Ward, one of the foremost experts in branding and communications within the automotive industry, has been named Northwestern University’s new Vice President for Global Marketing and Communications, effective Oct. 1, 2018, reporting directly...
4-Sep-2018 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Cancer Patients Guaranteed Oncofertility Treatment Coverage Under New Illinois Law

Illinois cancer patients no longer have to choose between costly life-saving treatments and preserving their ability to one day have their own biological children, thanks to a fertility preservation bill signed  Aug. 27 by Gov. Bruce Rauner at...
28-Aug-2018 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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