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Clinical-grade wearables offer continuous monitoring for COVID-19

Stamp-sized device comprises a suite of clinical-grade sensors, including temperature and pulse oximetry
1-Jul-2020 12:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Placentas from COVID-19-positive pregnant women show injury

he placentas from 16 women who tested positive for COVID-19 while pregnant showed evidence of injury, according to pathological exams completed directly following birth, reports a new Northwestern Medicine study.
22-May-2020 1:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

A clue as to why it's so hard to wake up on a cold winter's morning

Winter may be behind us, but do you remember the challenge of waking up on those cold, dark days? Temperature affects the behavior of nearly all living creatures, but there is still much to be learned about the link between sensory neurons and...
21-May-2020 4:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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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

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Northwestern University is one of the country’s leading private research and teaching universities. It has two campuses located on Lake Michigan: the 240-acre main campus in Evanston, about 12 miles north of downtown Chicago, and a 25-acre campus in Chicago. A third campus is located in Doha, Qatar. Northwestern has approximately 8,000 full-time undergraduate students, 8,000 graduate and professional program students and 2,000 part-time students. A member of the Big Ten conference, its athletic teams are called the Wildcats. Founded in 1851, Northwestern now has 12 schools and colleges: the Judd A. and Marjorie Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences; the School of Communication; the School of Professional Studies; the School of Education and Social Policy; the Robert R. McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science; the Graduate School; the Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications; the Pritzker School of Law, the J. L. Kellogg School of Management; the Feinberg School of Medicine; the Henry and Leigh Bienen School of Music; and Northwestern University in Qatar.


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