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Stressed-out Dust is Sharing Antibiotic Resistance Genes

Stressed-out Dust is Sharing Antibiotic Resistance Genes

New research from Professor Erica Hartmann is the first to find that bacteria living in household dust can spread antibiotic resistant genes, which could potentially spread to pathogens, making infections more difficult to treat.
Jan 23, 2020
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Research
New Textbook Demystifies Carbon Materials

New Textbook Demystifies Carbon Materials

Manijeh Razeghi's new book aims to be an essential and accessible text for solid-state and electrical engineering students.
Jan 17, 2020
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Education
New Neutron Detector Can Fit in Your Pocket

New Neutron Detector Can Fit in Your Pocket

Researchers at Northwestern University and Argonne National Laboratory have demonstrated the first stable semiconductor neutron detector.
Jan 17, 2020
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Research
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Fall 2019: Robots Are Collaborators, Not Competition

New Center for Robotics and Biosystems builds on Northwestern Engineering's leadership in collaborative robots.McCormick Magazine

Connecting Art + Engineering

Artist-at-Large Dario Robleto makes the case for multidisciplinary collaboration to address critical social and ethical issues.

Where Tech Crosses Paths With the Law

Northwestern's schools of engineering and law join forces to refine and preserve the rule of law worldwide.

Investigating Big Ideas at the Smallest Scale

Linda Broadbelt’s award-winning work in complex kinetic modeling has spurred diverse collaborations to solve practical problems.

Designing Better Designs

By creating algorithms that account for physical uncertainties and human nature, Wei Chen increases the efficiency and effectiveness of engineering complex systems.
 

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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

Artist-at-Large Program

Dario Robleto fosters meaningful dialogue with members of Northwestern’s Center for Synthetic Biology,
Reprogramming the Genome

Reprogramming the Genome

Professor Vadim Backman leads the new Center for Physical Genomics and Engineering.
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