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Added Control For Biological Studies Using Single-Cell Transfection Tool
Northwestern University researchers have developed a new method for delivering molecules into single, targeted cells through temporary holes in the cell surface.
Wed May 22, 2013
Obesity: Heavy sleepers
A growing body of evidence shows that getting a good night's sleep plays an important role in regulating the body's metabolism.
The Daily Gazette
Oregon police chief top alumni winner
DeHaan graduated with a criminal justice degree in 1993. He then earned a bachelor's degree in law enforcement and justice administration from Western Illinois University in 1996.
'From Generation to Generation'
A post-Father's Day photography exhibition at Northwestern University in mid-June will showcase the works of an Emmy Award-winning filmmaker and his soon-to-graduate "shutterbug" daughter.
Outside the Beltway
Obama Administration (Finally) Acknowledges Killing Anwar Al-Alwaki, Three Other Americans
One day before President Obama is due to deliver a major speech on national security, his administration on Wednesday formally acknowledged that the United States had killed four American citizens in drone strikes in Yemen and Pakistan.
Yeezus, everyone has something to say about Kanye West's new music
Unless you decided to go on an Internet-free sabbatical in the past week there's a good chance you've heard something about Kanye West's sixth album, Yeezus , which comes out June 18.
Four Chicago Public Schools saved from closing list
Exterior of the George Manierre Elementary Public School 1420 N. Hudson Avenue, Chicago, Tuesday May 21, 2013 I Scott Stewart~Sun-Times The former president and CEO of the Chicago Board of Trade, Vitale currently chairs the Urban Partnership Bank in Chicago, Cleveland and Detroit and has a long banking resume.
CeaseFire hasn't yet reduced Central City violence, but...
A little more than a year after the CeaseFire program was announced in early April 2012, the staff tasked with short-circuiting street violence through personal intervention had identified 40 conflicts that could result, or had already ended up, in bloodshed in an area of New Orleans' Central City neighborhood.
Tue May 21, 2013
Single-cell transfection tool enables added control for biological studies
The technique could find applications in drug delivery, cell therapy, and related biological fields.
Family of Worker Killed At Northwestern Suing Schaumburg Company
The son of an Indiana man killed on May 16 when a beam fell on him at a construction site on Northwestern University is suing the project's general contractor, Schaumberg-based Power Construction Company , Evanston Review reported.
Chad Mirkin to Receive Linus Pauling Medal Award
Northwestern University scientist Chad A. Mirkin has been selected to receive the 2013 Linus Pauling Medal Award from the Oregon, Portland and Puget Sound local sections of the American Chemical Society .
Students Step Up to Serve
Northwestern University students have long served as good neighbors in Evanston by contributing their time and energy to various community service projects.
The curious story of how the lie detector came to be
The science behind the lie detector test has been disputed since its creation 90 years ago, so is there any reliable way to tell if someone is lying, asks Dr Geoff Bunn, author of The Truth Machine: A Social History of the Lie Detector.
Author of 'The Magical Stranger' to Lecture at Medill
Journalist and author Stephen Rodrick will discuss his new book, "The Magical Stranger: A Son's Journey into His Father's Life," Thursday, May 23, at Northwestern University.
Mon May 20, 2013
Scientists Identify Another Gene Important To Morning Wake-Up Call
Northwestern University scientists have shown a gene involved in neurodegenerative disease also plays a critical role in the proper function of the circadian clock.
R & D
X-ray method shows how frog embryos could help thwart disease
An international team of scientists using a new X-ray method recorded the internal structure and cell movement inside a living frog embryo in greater detail than ever before.
R & D
Inkjet-printed graphene may open doors to foldable electronics
The technology for these devices may not be so far off. Northwestern University researchers have recently developed a graphene-based ink that is highly conductive and tolerant to bending, and they have used it to inkjet-print graphene patterns that could be used for extremely detailed, conductive electrodes.
Chemical & Engineering News
Top-Down Proteomics Becomes Reality
In the mid-1990s, as the Human Genome Project was in full swing, scientists started thinking about the protein complement of the genome, and proteomics-the identification and characterization of all of an organism's proteins-was born.
Grad student risks failing grade after protesting Walt Whitman's racist legacy
Why would a graduate student of opera refuse to perform a piece and risk failing a class where he otherwise would have likely earned an "A"? Some principles are worth fighting for.
Sat May 18, 2013
Statement Issued Ahead of Planned Racial Profiling Protest on 95th Street
Evergreen Park Police Chief Michael Saunders has issued a statement on the planned protest scheduled for Saturday, May 18 at 1 p.m. The protest is expected to start at 1 p.m. and organizers say they will march down 95th Street from Western Avenue to Cicero Avenue to protest what they see as discriminatory racial practices of the Evergreen Park and ... (more)