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Making Better Batteries

Jiaxing Huang uses crumpled graphene balls to avoid lithium dendrite growth in batteries.read more

Researchers Develop World's Smallest Wearable Device

Developed with L'Oreal, the tiny wearable electronic device monitors UV exposure.read more

The Lessons of Engineering Improv

Class uses improv to help students turn obstacles into opportunities.read more


Art and Science of Mummies Explored in Northwestern Exhibition

'Paint the Eyes Softer: Mummy Portraits from Roman Egypt' is open through April 22.read more

New Research Targets Cancer’s ‘Achilles’ Heel’

Researchers control cells’ chromatin to prevent cancer from adapting to treatment.read more

New MS in Artificial Intelligence

Program will teach technical skills and high-level product design to prepare leaders in emerging technology.read more

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