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A sudden loss of net worth in middle or older age is associated with a significantly higher risk of death, reports a new Northwestern Medicine and University of Michigan study.
A new method to make a low-cost, high-quality lens quickly using a 3D printer has promising potential to create optical imaging lenses, customized contact lenses for correcting distorted vision or to even turn iPhones into microscopes for disease diagnosis.
Morton Schapiro, president of Northwestern University, argues that preparing students for entry into the workforce requires a combination of "technical expertise and cultural competency."
A team of researchers led by Northwestern Engineering professor and fuel cell pioneer Sossina Haile has created a new fuel cell offering both exceptional power densities and long-term stability at optimal temperatures, a discovery that heightens the viability of incorporating fuel cells into a sustainable energy future.
Lithium metal-based batteries have the potential to turn the battery industry upside down.
A team from Northwestern University has created a lithium-iron-oxide battery that has the potential to power cars and smartphones hours longer than traditional batteries.
A Northwestern University professor has developed the world's smallest wearable device to precisely measure a person’s exposure to UV light from the sun.
A 30-minute daily or alternate-day facial exercise program sustained over 20 weeks improved the facial appearance of middle-aged women, resulting in a younger appearance with fuller upper and lower cheeks, a new Northwestern Medicine study says.
Northwestern engineers are tackling energy efficiency issues from multiple fronts.
Researchers from Northwestern University are mapping the US-South Canada power grid, the largest contiguous power grid in the world amenable to modeling in order to detect vulnerabilities.