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Regenerative Bandage Heals Diabetic Wounds Faster

Antioxidant bandage delivers healing protein.read more

Using Design to Improve the Voting Experience

More than 100 Design for America students tackled the issue at Northwestern’s annual leadership studio.read more

Researchers Discover that DNA Naturally Fluoresces

Finding opens door for staining-free, super-resolution imaging.read more

Northwestern Experiments Head to Space

Two professors receive NASA funding to put experiments on the International Space Station.read more

Mystery Solved: The Case of the Slipping Finger

Ultrasonic vibrations reduce friction on flat screens by causing the fingertip to bounce on pockets of trapped air.read more


Northwestern Plans Major Expansion in Computer Science

With student demand and research opportunities skyrocketing, Northwestern announced it will hire an additional 20 faculty members and substantially expand its commitment to this field. read more

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The next big idea: Ideas at the Intersection

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A Different Way of Thinking

It takes a different way of thinking to connect disparate fields, put big ideas into action, solve global problems, and imagine what’s next. It takes left-brain analytical skills. It takes right-brain creativity.

It takes whole-brain engineering.

Join us as we take the world in a whole new direction.