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Infrared Imaging Technique Operates at High Temperatures

Infrared Imaging Technique Operates at High Temperatures

A Northwestern team took advantage of superlattice architecture and new materials to develop a detector that does not require low temperatures to operate.
Jan 23, 2015
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Silver Nanowires Demonstrate Unexpected Self-Healing Mechanism

Silver Nanowires Demonstrate Unexpected Self-Healing Mechanism

Researchers find that silver nanowires can withstand strong cyclic loads, which is a key attribute needed for flexible electronics.
Jan 23, 2015
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Can Tipping Points be Predicted?

Can Tipping Points be Predicted?

Mary Silber, professor of engineering sciences and applied mathematics, uses mathematics to see if its possible to predict when a complex system, such as climate, is approaching a tipping point.
Jan 22, 2015
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Research
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Northwestern Engineering Magazine

Northwestern Engineering Magazine:ENGINEERING THERAPEUTICS

Taking Aim at Disease: Researchers find creative methodologies to develop targeted therapies for diseases from HIV to mental illnessMcCormick Magazine

The Other Side of O2

New biomaterial promotes surgical healing

Patents, Piracy, & Predictions

Engineering and law professors collaborate on legal analytics software to predict future patent disputes

Trading the Beach for the Research Lab

McCormick undergraduate researchers use summer break to break new ground

World's Largest Materials Database Now Open

Open quantum materials database offers unlimited access to analyses of nearly 300,000 compounds
 

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e@nu Speaker Series: Developing the Developed World

e@nu Speaker Series: Developing the Developed World

Hosted by the Farley Center, PayPal cofounder Peter Thiel visited Northwestern to give entrepreneurship advice to students.
"Conversations at the Intersection" Explores the Nature of Creativity

"Conversations at the Intersection" Explores the Nature of Creativity

Engineer Bill Baker and humanities professor Saul Morson discuss aspects of creativity, including epiphanies and the relationship between creativity and age.
Design for America Leadership Studio at Northwestern University

Design for America Leadership Studio at Northwestern University

Seventy undergraduate students from 21 universities met at Northwestern for the 2014 Design for America (DFA) Leadership Studio.
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