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  1. Researchers use twins to study effects of long-term stay in spaceRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    ... be able to go to Mars, to be able to do the dream," said Fred Turek, a professor of neurobiology at Northwestern University. "It's going to take awhile, but we'll get there sooner or later." Northwestern, University of Illinois at Chicago and Rush ...

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  2. Despite high demand for doctors, funding, other factors limit new residenciesRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | St. Petersburg Times

    ... of its usual eight. "The doctor shortage is real," said Dr. Diane Wayne, vice dean for education at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine. What's happening at Erie is an example of the erosion of support for graduate medical ...

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  3. Sports flashback: Northwestern hosts first NCAA tournament final, in 1939Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

    ... team scrunched its one cheerleader and all its players into the cars in Columbus." "Tug Wilson, Northwestern University's director of athletics, is seeking four extra-length beds for the accommodation of the University of Oregon basketball squad," ...

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  4. LZ: Indiana's anti-LGBT law a preview for 2016?Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | CNN

    LZ: Barney Frank may say LGBT rights 'winning,' but Indiana law pushing them back, and other states' anti-LGBT moves, a bad sign LZ Granderson is a CNN contributor, a senior writer for ESPN and a lecturer at Northwestern University. He is a fellow at the Institute of Politics at the University of Chicago, and his commentary has been recognized by the Online News Association, the National Association of Black Journalists and the National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association.

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  5. Phil Joseph '90 Appointed CFO of Spirit Realty CapitalRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WGRE-FM Greencastle

    ... ajor at DePauw, Phil Joseph earned his M.B.A. from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.

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  6. People May Grow More Trusting With Age, Study FindsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Health.com

    Far from the "grumpy old men" stereotype, people may actually become more trusting - and happier - with age, a new study suggests. "When we think of old age, we often think of decline and loss," study co-author Claudia Haase, an assistant professor of human development and social policy at Northwestern University, said in a university news release.

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  7. Chicago team to study long-term stay in spaceRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

    ... be able to go to Mars, to be able to do the dream," said Fred Turek, a professor of neurobiology at Northwestern University . "It's going to take awhile, but we'll get there sooner or later." Northwestern, University of Illinois at Chicago and Rush ...

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    13 hrs ago | WICU12 Erie

    LZ Granderson, who writes a weekly column for CNN.com, was named journalist of the year by the National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association and is a 2011 Online Journalism Award finalist for commentary. He is a senior writer and columnist for ESPN... LZ Granderson is a CNN contributor, a senior writer for ESPN and a lecturer at Northwestern University.

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  9. Top 3 Myths About Hormone Replacement TherapyRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | News Max

    ... women a year. Dr. Lauren Streicher, an associate clinical professor of obstetrics and gynecology at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine, noted that more than 80 percent of women who have breast cancer haven't taken hormone therapy. ...

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  10. FOCUS: A Potpourri -- The Future of the Catholic Church with Pope...Read the original story

    14 hrs ago | Steve Goddard's History Wire

    ... causes." Author Garry Wills is a historian, winner of the Pulitzer Prize, and professor emeritus at Northwestern University. He has written 15 previous books. Lucy Stone -- An Unapologetic Life by Sally G. McMillen, Oxford UPress '15, $29.95, 338 ...

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  11. Comatose woman hears docs discuss ending life supportRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... that comatose patients are able to hear what is happening around them. It noted that scientists at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois let six coma patients hear recording made by their family members "four times a day for six weeks." As a ...

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  12. Light-emitting diode tech: Solving molybdenum disulfide's 'thin' problemRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Science Daily

    ... thick," said Koray Aydin, assistant professor of electrical engineering and computer science at Northwestern University's McCormick School of Engineering. "So the amount of material that is available for light emission or light absorption is very ...

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  13. The History of Illinois Colleges in the NCAA March Madness TournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Patch.com

    The Sweet Sixteen is underway and while Illinois doesn't have any schools representing in this year's NCAA Men's Basketball tournament, there's plenty of history and proud moments to recall -- except if you're a Northwestern fan. Why call out Northwestern University you ask? Because 76 years ago in 1939, the very first tournament was held in Evanston , and in all that time, NU has yet to make an appearance.

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  14. A Wallflower at the Big DanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Wall Street Journal

    ... he was allowed to watch all the school's football games standing on the sidelines. I was teaching at Northwestern University when he sent a note to me, asking why "you guys don't financially support the football team better than...

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  15. Northwestern University Readies for Launch of $220-M Sports ComplexRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | McGraw-Hill Construction

    More than two years after announcing plans to construct the $220-million Ryan Fieldhouse, an athletic and recreational complex sited on Lake Michigan, Evanston, Ill.-based Northwestern University plans to file a permit request with U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in anticipation of proceeding with the project. Northwestern indicated it also plans to work with Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, Illinois Department of Natural Resources and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services to ensure plans for the lakeside complex conform to local, state and federal environmental regulations.

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  16. Richard Widmark: A Princeton legacyRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Bureau County Republican

    ... a road trip out West right after graduation, in the summer of 1932. Tom already had plans to attend Northwestern University in Evanston, where he would be studying to be a dentist. Gail Castner was not sure what he wanted to do, except that it would ...

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  17. Analysts: Obama anti-terror plan likely a victim of Saudi push into Yemen's warRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

    ... a longtime U.S. diplomat who was the No. 2 U.S. diplomat in Yemen from 2004 to 2007 and is now at Northwestern University. "The war ensuing will provide more chaotic ground for extremists to multiply. In addition to AQAP, now you have ISIS, and ISIS ...

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  18. Andrey UkhovRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Hospitality Net

    ... finance courses at Kelley School of Business; Indiana University; and Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University. He has received numerous teaching awards at Cornell, Indiana, and Northwestern for undergraduate-, master's-, and PhD-level ...

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  19. EDITORIAL: New study should guide lawmakers: Yes, school funding mattersRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Missourian

    ... in the economic futures of poor children. The study's authors, Kirabo Jackson and Claudia Persico of Northwestern University and Rucker Johnson of the University of California, didn't compare school spending to test results, as some others have ...

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  20. Share on LinkedInRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | MediaPost

    ... smart lens could monitor many healthcare issues, as well as providing physicians with needed relief. Northwestern University released a study suggesting that when physicians spend too much time looking at a computer screen in the exam room, their ...

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