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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

A space shuttle takes off to fly to the International Space Station. Bacteria on the ISS have mutated, but arent showing any signs of antibiotic resistance.

Bacteria on International Space Station found to be mutated but not dangerous

January 10, 2019

A recent Northwestern study of bacteria in the International Space Station found that the microbes have not mutated into antibiotic-resistant superbugs as some had feared, according to a University news...

Biology Prof. Fred Turek discusses the scientific research conducted on astronaut Scott Kelly and his twin brother at a party for the former’s return to Earth Tuesday. Northwestern investigators, whose research focused on bacteria in the gastrointestinal tract, made up one of 10 research teams studying the twins to determine the effects of space travel on human biology.

Astronaut Scott Kelly returns home from longest American space trip, studied by Northwestern

March 2, 2016

After nearly a year in space, astronaut Scott Kelly came back to Earth Tuesday night, an event Northwestern researchers and students celebrated with a homecoming party as they watched a live video feed...

Astronaut Scott Kelly lounges inside a Soyuz simulator. Kelly went into space in March and will become the first American to stay at the International Space Station for more than 215 days.

Astronaut Scott Kelly reaches six-month mark in historic expedition monitored by Northwestern

September 24, 2015

A Northwestern research team observing two twins — one spending a year at the International Space Station while the other stays on Earth — in a study of long-term stay in space, will reach the six-month...

Sekerci: U.S. government should fund private space companies, not NASA

January 6, 2015

Space is the next frontier for humanity and there are endless possibilities in our vast universe. The first big leap in space exploration was to set foot on the moon, which NASA accomplished several times....

Former astronaut John Grunsfeld shared his experiences in space at Ryan Family Auditorium on Tuesday, emphasizing the important role science will play in the country and worlds future.

Former NASA astronaut shares experiences in space

February 19, 2013

A former astronaut and current associate administrator for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration outlined the current and future projects of the space organization during a speech at Northwestern...

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