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Northwestern Team Among First to Visualize Polymers in Actual Material

Northwestern Team Among First to Visualize Polymers in Actual Material

To show the first clear images of single-polymer molecules in a solid material, the researchers used super-resolution optical microscopy, which can highlight individual molecules and provide contrast against a dark background.
Oct 11, 2021
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During Dean’s Seminar Series Lecture, Dashun Wang Stresses Hope

During Dean’s Seminar Series Lecture, Dashun Wang Stresses Hope

Wang said “your miracle year may still be ahead of you,” and highlighted examples of research in the science of science.
Oct 11, 2021
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Our DNA is Becoming the World’s Tiniest Hard Drive

Our DNA is Becoming the World’s Tiniest Hard Drive

Researchers are proposing a faster method for recording data to DNA, showing promise in fields of digital data storage and neuron recording.
Oct 4, 2021
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Northwestern Engineering Magazine

Spring 2021: Resilient and United

This issue of our magazine is full of stories that show how well our community has faced COVID-19 together and adjusted with creativity and perseverance.McCormick Magazine

McCormick Where We are

Over the past year, our community became more resourceful and resilient than ever. Our durable spirit has inspired whole-brain thinking—personally and professionally.

Refining Remote

Northwestern Engineering professors find their groove creating new learning tools and emphasizing mentorship.

A Future Played without Batteries

Northwestern Engineering’s Josiah Hester is bringing attention to climate change through the power of video games. Battery-free power, that is.

No Stranger to Change

While Northwestern feels different—emptier and with courses held remotely—another period of notable change posed a totally different set of challenges.
 

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Using Data to Make the Justice System More Just

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Northwestern-led team work to make US court documents free and open to the public.
Prehistoric Clutter Might Have Made Us Smarter

Prehistoric Clutter Might Have Made Us Smarter

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