Scientists at Northwestern and Columbia University have found that the elevated levels of Nitrous Oxide (NOx) pumped into the air by the circumvision of polution controls in nearly half a million Volkswagen vehicles could lead to as many as 50 premature deaths, 3,000 lost workdays and $423 million in economic costs over the course of a year.
Two new faculty members have been added to the Faculty-in-Residence program and will be the first in the program to oversee multiple residential buildings. The program, in which faculty members live among undergraduates in specially designed apartments located inside residential buildings, is designed to mesh students’ academic and social lives on campus and create cohesive neighborhoods.
For the 25 percent of type-2 diabetes patients who suffer from numbness and extreme nerve pain in their feet, a new dermatological treatment being tested by Northwestern Medicine scientists could potentially help prevent and maybe even reverse the neuropathy. The type of neuropathy the researchers are trying to treat goes beyond the typical numbness some patients with neuropathy experience.
One Book One Northwestern is kicking off a year of programing with the unveiling of an online game called NUpredicts, an app inspired by this year’s One Book selection, “The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail -- but Some Don’t,” by analytics guru and political prognosticator Nate Silver.
Researchers pinpoint why depressed smokers have a harder time resisting relapses Strategies to prevent community crisis and implicit bias and to bolster procedural justice Northwestern, Evanston and Rebuilding Together give local residents a boost
Public Interest Center reflects Northwestern Law’s strong commitment to public interest
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, George R.R. Martin both break records at 2016 Emmy Awards
Fifth episode of Planet Lex podcast series available today
Featuring Gilles Vonsattel, Jonathan Biss, Jorge Osorio, Sergei Babayan, Emanuel Ax
Promising new drug for painful, disfiguring skin symptoms
University tied for eighth among medium-sized schools for entering 2016 corps
Patty Carroll’s “Anonymous Women” challenges idea of home and identity
Findings could lead to therapies that delay puberty and prolong fertility
‘I have a sense of optimism that I would not have been able to share with you three, four years ago’