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NU professors create animated music videos to teach children about reproductive health

Ally Mauch, Assistant Campus Editor

September 25, 2017

Olivia the Ovary and Timothy the Testis star alongside a host of other cartoon characters in “A New You, That’s Who” — a series of music videos aiming to teach children about reproductive health. Feinberg Prof. Teresa...

Four NU faculty members named Guggenheim fellows

Jake Holland, Copy Chief

April 17, 2017

Four Northwestern University faculty members, each representing a different school, earned 2017 Guggenheim Fellowships, a University news release announced Friday. The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, established...

Northwestern Medicine creates miniature female reproductive tract

Mariana Alfaro, Print Managing Editor

April 9, 2017

Northwestern researchers have created a miniature model of the female reproductive system, which they hope will change the future of research and treatment of diseases that affect women. The model, called EVATAR, is made out...

Northwestern researchers discover ‘firework’ in fertilization

Kelli Nguyen, Assistant Campus Editor

May 2, 2016

Northwestern researchers discovered a “firework” that sparks when a human egg is injected with sperm enzyme and acts as an indicator to the egg’s fertility. The study, published in Scientific Reports, detailed a zinc spark that erupts when an egg is fertilized, with the size of the explosion directly measuring the egg’...