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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

The arch bearing Northwestern’s name is illuminated in the evening light.

Two Northwestern professors named Guggenheim Fellows

April 6, 2023

The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation granted McCormick Prof. Julius Lucks and history Prof. Amy Stanley with Guggenheim fellowships, Northwestern announced in a news release Thursday.  Nearly...

A computer monitor displays a white paper with scribbled black lines. Next to the computer, there is a window, a notebook and a pencil.

Testing, vaccines and environmental monitoring: Northwestern’s research contributions to the pandemic

April 3, 2022

As the COVID-19 pandemic has pushed scientists across the world to new frontiers of medical innovations, Northwestern researchers have been among the leading contributors. Over the past two years, NU...

In Focus: Loopholes in federal lead law left 5th Ward in the dark about what is in its water

In Focus: Loopholes in federal lead law left 5th Ward in the dark about what is in its water

December 22, 2020

Second Ward resident Regina Sant’Anna has helped her elderly neighbor carry hundreds of boxes of bottled water from her car to her home. Living on the border of the historically Black 5th Ward, Sant’Anna...

ROSALIND, the technology developed by researchers in McCormick Prof. Julius Lucks’ laboratory. The green test tubes indicate a higher concentration of a contaminant than the EPA standard.

Northwestern researchers hope to democratize drinking water tests through ROSALIND

July 12, 2020

Researchers in McCormick Prof. Julius Lucks’ laboratory have developed new technology that can detect contaminants in drinking water in minutes. The technology, called ROSALIND, stands for RNA Output...

A team of professors from the Northwestern Center for Synthetic Biology recently received funding to develop an easy one-step diagnostic test for COVID-19. They hope to have it done by fall in preparation for the predicted resurgence of the virus.

Northwestern Engineering synthetic biologists aim to create one-step diagnostic test for COVID-19

May 18, 2020

Northwestern Engineering synthetic biologists recently received funding to develop a rapid- point-of-need test that can help track infectious diseases, including COVID-19. McCormick prof. and associate...

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