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Untethering Mothers

Soft, comfortable sensors are the first to comprehensively monitor pregnant women and their babies without wires.Read more

Neuromorphic circuit

New Brain-Like Computing Device Simulates Human Learning

Professor Jonathan Rivnay's ‘synaptic transistors’ mimic brain’s plasticity by simultaneously processing and storing data.Read more

Implanted Wireless Device Triggers Mice to Form Instant Bond

Northwestern engineers and neurobiologists have wirelessly programmed — and then deprogrammed — mice to socially interact with one another in real time.Read more

PCR test

Spinoff Receives $21.3M from NIH to Produce COVID-19 Test

The point-of-care technology is being commercialized by Minute Molecular Diagnostics, which will use the NIH grant to ramp up production to one million test cartridges per month.Read more

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Spring 2021: Resilient and United


Spring 2021

Resilient and United: Pivoting to Face the Pandemic

Over the past year, our community became more resourceful and resilient than ever. Our durable spirit has inspired whole-brain thinking—personally and professionally. This issue of our magazine is full of stories that show how well our community has faced COVID-19 together and adjusted with creativity and perseverance.

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