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Design 384 Students Help Farm Streamline Composting System

Design 384 Students Help Farm Streamline Composting System

A five-student team from Design 384 proposed a five-pile system to compost Wagner Farm’s 50-50 manure-straw waste more efficiently by introducing air through a pipe system beneath the pile.
May 29, 2020
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Undergraduate
Smart Sponge Could Clean Up Oil Spills

Smart Sponge Could Clean Up Oil Spills

A smart sponge that selectively soaks up oil, sparing water and wildlife, could clean up oil spills.
May 28, 2020
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Research
New Technique Offers Higher Resolution Molecular Imaging and Analysis

New Technique Offers Higher Resolution Molecular Imaging and Analysis

The new approach from Northwestern Engineering could help researchers understand more complicated biomolecular interactions and characterize cells and diseases at the single-molecule level.
May 27, 2020
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Research
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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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Robots Are Collaborators, Not Competition

Robots Are Collaborators, Not Competition

New Center for Robotics and Biosystems strengthens Northwestern’s leadership in collaborative robotics.
Artist-at-Large Program

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