The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern researchers discover pop-up printing technique

Alice Yin, Development and Recruitment Editor

January 13, 2015

Northwestern researchers have discovered a fabrication technique that can substitute three-dimensional printing, the University announced last week. McCormick Profs. Yonggang Huang and Yihui Zhang developed the method,...

Northwestern researchers create color-changing skin patch to detect health issues

Alice Yin, Assistant Campus Editor

September 25, 2014

Researchers from Northwestern and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have developed a wearable skin patch that changes color when cardiovascular and skin issues arise. The small wireless device is mechanically invisible,...

Northwestern, Illinois researchers develop first stretchable battery

Ally Mutnick, Assistant Campus Editor

February 27, 2013

A Northwestern professor has helped create the first stretchable lithium-ion battery, the University announced Wednesday. The flexible device is cordless and can be recharged wirelessly. It continues to operate when twisted,...