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Bursts of Brain Activity Linked to Memory Reactivation

Sleep spindles may help memory storage keep memories separate.
24-May-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Forum Promotes Collaboration, Innovation and Change

Faculty and staff gathered last week at Northwestern University's 11th annual Best Practices Forum to share ideas - and learn from colleagues.
24-May-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Clues Found in Cause of Early Lung Transplant Failure

Among organ transplant patients, those receiving new lungs face one of the highest rates of organ failure and death compared with people undergoing heart, kidney and liver transplants. One of the culprits is inflammation that damages the newly...
23-May-2018 4:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Renowned Iranian-Kurdish Filmmaker Screens Three of His Films at Northwestern

Renowned Iranian-Kurdish filmmaker Bahman Ghobadi will visit Northwestern University for a series of screenings and conversations May 23-25.
22-May-2018 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study: Guns in Chicago Just ‘2.5 Handshakes’ Away

In one of the first studies to try to map a gun market using network science, researchers used the novel scientific approach to understand how close offenders are to guns in the city of Chicago.
22-May-2018 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Gay Male Teens Use Adult Hookup Apps to Find Friends, Partners

CHICAGO - Although hookup apps require users to be 18 or older, a new Northwestern Medicine study found that more than 50 percent of sexually active gay and bisexual boys ages 14 to 17 met male sexual partners on apps such as Grindr and Scruff. It...
21-May-2018 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Making Carbon Nanotubes as Usable as Common Plastics

By using an inexpensive, already mass produced, simple solvent called cresol, Northwestern University's Jiaxing Huang has discovered a way to make disperse carbon nanotubes at unprecedentedly high concentrations without the need for additives or...
15-May-2018 2:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Dozens of Binaries From Milky Way’s Globular Clusters Could Be Detectable by LISA

The historic first detection of gravitational waves from colliding black holes far outside our galaxy opened a new window to understanding the universe. A string of detections -- four more binary black holes and a pair of neutron stars -- soon...
11-May-2018 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Professors Available on NFL’s New National Anthem Policy

23-May-2018 5:05 PM EDT


White House Sinkhole: Civil Engineer Available

23-May-2018 3:30 PM EDT


Becoming GDPR Compliant on a Global Basis Will Carry a Cost, Expert Says

22-May-2018 4:05 PM EDT


Expert Available to Discuss School Shooting in Texas

18-May-2018 4:30 PM EDT


Fertility Rate Decline Driven by Waiting Longer to Have Kids, Insurance Coverage

18-May-2018 11:05 AM EDT

Professors Available on U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem Opening, Iran-Israel Military Strikes

Northwestern University professors are available to comment on the U.S. Embassy opening in Jerusalem on Monday, as well as Israel and Iran exchanging military strikes earlier this week.
14-May-2018 12:05 PM EDT


California’s Solar Panel Rule Packed with Challenges, Opportunities

11-May-2018 4:05 PM EDT


Volcano Expert Available to Discuss Hawaii's Erupting Kilauea Volcano

10-May-2018 4:05 PM EDT

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