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Surprising Material Could Play Role in Saving Energy

Surprising Material Could Play Role in Saving Energy

Northwestern University scientists have discovered a surprising material that is the best in the world at converting waste heat to useful electricity, leading to potentially enormous energy savings.
Apr 17, 2014|Research
Building 'Smart' Cell-Based Therapies

Building 'Smart' Cell-Based Therapies

Synthetic biologist Joshua Leonard and his team have developed a technology for engineering human cells as therapies that become activated only in diseased tissues.
Apr 16, 2014|Research
McCormick Team Wins Motorola Competition

McCormick Team Wins Motorola Competition

A team of four McCormick students created the “Moto Ring” to place first in Motorola’s Breaking Mobile Limits Competition.
Apr 16, 2014|Honors and Awards
Teaching a Computer with Natural Language

Teaching a Computer with Natural Language

Ken Forbus and his team take a human-like approach to teaching a computer how to play games.
Apr 14, 2014|Research
Two McCormick Alumni Win Thesis Prize

Two McCormick Alumni Win Thesis Prize

Two former McCormick graduate students, both advised by Jiaxing Huang, received the 2013 Carbon Journal Prize.
Apr 11, 2014|Honors and Awards
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McCormick Magazine

McCormick Magazine

Data As Art

Northwestern and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago collaborate to get students out of their comfort zones.


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