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How Waste-eating Bacteria Digest Complex Carbons

How Waste-eating Bacteria Digest Complex Carbons

New information from Professor Ludmilla Aristilde could lead to bacteria-based platforms that recycle plastic and plant waste.
Feb 6, 2023
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Research
Julius Lucks, Danielle Tullman-Ercek to Lead Center for Synthetic Biology

Julius Lucks, Danielle Tullman-Ercek to Lead Center for Synthetic Biology

Lucks and Tullman-Ercek will succeed Michael Jewett as co-directors of the center, which has attracted renowned interdisciplinary researchers focused on advancing this emerging area of excellence.
Feb 6, 2023
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A New Strategy to 3D Print Miniature and Disposable Optical Microscopes

A New Strategy to 3D Print Miniature and Disposable Optical Microscopes

The low-cost platform developed by Professor Cheng Sun employs 3D printing to unify the traditionally discrete manufacturing processes for ease of assembly and cost-savings.
Feb 3, 2023
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Fall 2022 Issue: Energy Explorers

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Energy Explorers: Powering a Sustainable Future

Northwestern Engineering researchers and innovators are pioneering new technologies, materials, processes, and products to power a sustainable future.
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Investment in People Powers CS Research Growth

Now in its sixth year of strategy-driven growth, Northwestern Computer Science continues to broaden its research scope, expand its collaborations, and deepen its impact.
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The Future of Human-Robot Interaction Is Mobile

Researchers in the Center for Robotics and Biosystems have designed team-based, mobile “mocobots” that could mean a new era of human-robot interaction in construction, manufacturing, and space exploration.
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Becoming 'Backable': The Art and Science of Inspiring Belief

In the Farley Center’s new course, Backable: Building an Innovation Practice, students learn how to inspire and motivate from author Suneel Gupta and Chicago’s famed Second City.
 

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