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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 beige sign outside of a gray University building with the words “Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.” There are trees and shrubbery between the sign and the building.

NU researchers develop a wireless fetal-monitoring sensor

May 10, 2021

Researchers from Northwestern and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill developed a wireless fetal-monitoring device for pregnant people.   The wearable sensors equipped with a small rechargeable...

Anthropology Prof. Christopher Kuzawa co-wrote a paper about the connection between children’s brain energy demand and obesity risk.

Researchers link brain energy demand and weight gain in childhood

July 8, 2019

Everyone believes the more food you eat, the more weight you gain. But in early childhood, that’s not always the case. Around the age of 5, a lot of energy from food goes to the brain — and not the...

New drug has potential to target diseases that cause accelerated aging

May 2, 2014

Northwestern Medicine scientists developed a new experimental drug with the potential to treat diseases that cause accelerated aging, including chronic kidney diseases, diabetes and HIV infection. The...

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