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Big Cities Breed Partners in Crime

Big Cities Breed Partners in Crime

New model developed by Professor Daniel Abrams and the Sante Fe Institute shows it is easier to find partners in high population areas.
Sep 19, 2019
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Shape-shifting Robot Built from ‘Smarticles’ Shows New Locomotion Strategy

Shape-shifting Robot Built from ‘Smarticles’ Shows New Locomotion Strategy

Professor Todd Murphey contributed to the project, which led to a robot built entirely from smaller robots to unlock the principles of a potentially new locomotion technique.
Sep 18, 2019
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Research
Research Reveals Self-sharpening Mechanism in Sea Urchin Teeth

Research Reveals Self-sharpening Mechanism in Sea Urchin Teeth

Professor Horacio Espinosa and researchers discovered that the chemical composition and microstructure of sea urchin teeth are optimized for sharpness preservation, which could influence the design of tools for mining, boring, and machining operations.
Sep 18, 2019
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Spring 2019: Untangling NICU Care

Soft, flexible wireless sensors allow parents to hold premature babies.McCormick Magazine

Diversifying Computer Science Through Music

Fun coding experiences for kids aim to create a more diverse pool of computer scientists.

So, You Sold Your Startup?

Alumni offer the voice of experience about how to sell your company.

In Team Sports, Chemistry Is a Game Changer

Past shared success improves a team's odds of future wins.

Reprogramming the Genome

Center for Physical Genomics ignites a revolution in medical research and beyond.
 

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Reprogramming the Genome

Reprogramming the Genome

Professor Vadim Backman leads the new Center for Physical Genomics and Engineering.
Diagnosing ‘Art Acne’

Diagnosing ‘Art Acne’

A multidisciplinary team studies pin-sized blisters in Georgia O’Keeffe paintings.
Finite Earth at Northwestern

Finite Earth at Northwestern

Researchers from across Northwestern are exploring how Earth can be sustained as a livable environment.
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