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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 research group makes breakthrough on disposal of ‘forever chemicals’

October 12, 2022

A Northwestern research group has discovered a new way to properly dispose of “forever chemicals.” Forever chemicals, known as PFAS, are human-made chemicals that are categorized as surfactants...

Fine: Science is creative and should be taught accordingly

Fine: Science is creative and should be taught accordingly

January 30, 2020

Science and engineering are inherently creative and explorative fields. For every question that a scientist answers, they find themselves with thousands more, ushering in further innovations and discoveries....

Technological Institute, 2145 Sheridan Road. Northwestern chemistry Prof. Franz M. Geiger helped develop a way of creating electricity by flowing water over thin sheets of metal.

Researchers create electricity using water flow over extremely thin metal sheets

August 1, 2019

Northwestern researchers have collaborated with scientists from the California Institute of Technology to produce electricity by flowing water over inexpensive, thin layers of metal. The method of producing...

Eric Witherspoon presents at a District 202 board meeting. Nineteen teachers received tenure at the April 9 meeting.

Melanie Ilseman one of 19 teachers to receive tenure at ETHS

April 18, 2018

During her four years at Evanston Township High School, geology and astronomy teacher Melanie Ilseman has worked to revamp the curriculum and learned to code on her own to teach her students. A week ago,...

Shirola: Science is vital to our society, but it is under attack

February 5, 2018

There are arguably not many things that have contributed so much to our society as science has over the course of our history. Indeed, scientists have existed since the first human civilization in ancient...

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