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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

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Northwestern will lead new Center for Chemical Innovation specializing in biocatalysis

October 3, 2022

The National Science Foundation selected Northwestern to lead a new Center for Chemical Innovation, the University announced Thursday. The Center for Chemoenzymatic Synthesis, led by chemistry Prof....

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NU astrophysicists trace locations of intense radio blasts to galaxies’ spiral arms

May 23, 2021

Northwestern astrophysicists helped trace the locations of fast radio bursts to their origins using NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope, according to a University news release. In a new study, a team of...

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NU astrophysicists help develop most realistic, largest-ever star formation simulation

May 17, 2021

Northwestern astrophysicists helped develop a 3D simulation of star formation that is 100 times larger and more realistic than any other such simulation before it, according to a University release. The...

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Northwestern and University of Hong Kong develop computing device that emulates human brain

May 2, 2021

Northwestern researchers developed a computing device to associate light with pressure, according to a University release. The device operates like a human brain. The study was published on April 30...

McCormick Prof. Jiaxing Huang’s research team simulated sneezes and coughs to investigate the effect of a chemical coating on mask-like fabrics.

NU researchers design antiviral face mask fabric to combat COVID-19

November 8, 2020

A team of NU researchers found that face masks treated with antiviral agents may reduce the infectiousness of the wearer. This discovery, published in a materials science journal, could help combat...

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