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Bonds Acting Like Seat Belts Could Have Wide Implications

Bonds Acting Like Seat Belts Could Have Wide Implications

Catch bonds that get stronger under tension could have effects in fields where particles must catch onto one another when subject to forces or flows, according to new research from Professor Sinan Keten.
Jan 20, 2021
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Research
New Videos Show RNA as it's Never Been Seen

New Videos Show RNA as it's Never Been Seen

The first-ever data-driven movies illuminate RNA's mysterious folding process, as it transforms from disordered forms into functional structures.
Jan 15, 2021
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Research
Professor Emeritus Leon M. Keer Passes Away

Professor Emeritus Leon M. Keer Passes Away

An expert on engineering mechanics and tribology, Keer passed away on January 12 at age 86.
Jan 14, 2021
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Northwestern Engineering Magazine

Spring 2020: Rising to the Challenge

Northwestern Engineering applies whole-brain thinking to challenges ranging from moving classes online to proposing solutions to the health and logistics problems stemming from the pandemic.McCormick Magazine

Lab Tour: Materials Science Teaching Lab

The Department of Materials Science and Engineering’s renovated teaching lab is designed to promote active learning and facilitate student work groups.

Engineering Stroke Recovery

Discipline, determination, and drive combine with biomedical innovation to enhance and accelerate physical therapy.

Synthetic Biology Comes of Age

Northwestern's Center for Synthetic Biology aims to have a dramatic impact on medicine, the environment, and education.

Eyes Forward: Expert Insights on Engineering's Future

Northwestern Engineering faculty members look at what to expect from materials, energy, and more in the coming decade.
 

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Tour: Mrksich Lab

Tour: Mrksich Lab

Take a self-guided, virtual tour of Professor Milan Mrksich's research lab.
Using Data to Make the Justice System More Just

Using Data to Make the Justice System More Just

Northwestern-led team work to make US court documents free and open to the public.
Prehistoric Clutter Might Have Made Us Smarter

Prehistoric Clutter Might Have Made Us Smarter

Malcolm MacIver finds hunting in terrestrial environments may have given rise to brain evolution.
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