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Released: 21-Jun-2019 2:45 PM EDT
Northwestern Center Conducts First-Ever Poll About Presidential Leadership on Diversity and Inclusion
Northwestern University

President Barack Obama had the highest rating among modern U.S. presidents for both his overall leadership and rhetoric on diversity and inclusion

Released: 13-Dec-2018 11:05 AM EST
Ebola-Fighting Protein Discovered in Human Cells
Northwestern University

Ebola virus (green) infects human cells much more easily when you remove the protective RBBP6 protein (compare left to right). Researchers have discovered a human protein that helps fight the Ebola virus and could one day lead to an effective therapy against the deadly disease, according to a new study from Northwestern University, Georgia State University, University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and the Gladstone Institutes published today, Dec.

Released: 7-Nov-2018 5:35 PM EST
Midterm Elections Confirm America Is Two Nations
Northwestern University

Political leaders must be alert to these trends ahead of the presidential election cycle in 2020, scholar says

Released: 17-Oct-2018 2:05 PM EDT
Unprecedented Look at Electron Brings Us Closer to Understanding the Universe
Northwestern University

In a new study, researchers at Northwestern, Harvard and Yale universities examined the shape of an electron’s charge with unprecedented precision to confirm that it is perfectly spherical.

Released: 8-Oct-2018 11:00 AM EDT
Researchers Demonstrate First Example of a Bioresorbable Electronic Medicine
Northwestern University

Northwestern University and Washington University School of Medicine researchers have developed the first example of a bioelectronic medicine: an implantable, biodegradable wireless device that speeds nerve regeneration and improves healing of a damaged nerve. Their device delivered pulses of electricity to damaged nerves in rats after a surgical repair process, accelerating the regrowth of nerves and enhancing the recovery of muscle strength and control. The device is the size of a dime and the thickness of a sheet of paper.