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Diverse Sea Creatures Evolved to Reach Same Swimming Solution

Study shows 22 aquatic creatures have evolved to swim using the same mechanical motion that optimizes their speed, helping them to survive.read more

Northwestern SAE Teams Hit the Streets

With upgraded vehicles, the Formula and Baja SAE teams are gearing up for three competitions.read more


Panelists Discuss Strategy at Design:Chicago

Industry leaders from Audi, IA Collaborative, frog, and Doblin Inc. came together for the ninth annual event.read more

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Muscles Matter in Baseball Injuries

Northwestern biomedical engineers have created a new computer simulation to analyze the biomechanics behind pitching a baseball.read more

IBM Chief to Address Northwestern Class of 2015

IBM Chief to Address Northwestern Class of 2015

Alumna and IBM CEO Virginia Rometty will deliver the main address at Northwestern University’s 157th commencement ceremony on June 19.read more

Cancer's Game of Chance

A new computational model elucidates the dynamic interplay between cancer and the immune system at the disease's earliest stages.read more

A Higher-Quality 3-D Scanning Camera

Developed by McCormick researchers, the camera can be used in more environments to produce better pictures "in the wild."read more

Whole-Brain Engineering™

At McCormick, we empower our students to become whole-brain engineers. We integrate elements of left-brain thinking — analysis, logic, and math — with the high-level right-brain thinking that fosters intuition and creativity. The future belongs to those who can combine both ways of thinking to lead, innovate, and help solve the world's most pressing problems.