Northwestern University

Edible carbon dioxide sponge

(PhysOrg.com) -- A year ago Northwestern University chemists published their recipe for a new class of nanostructures made of sugar, salt and alcohol. Now, the same team has discovered the edible compounds ...

Sep 23, 2011
3 / 5 (3) 0 | with audio podcast

Do women have what it takes?

So much has changed since 1963, when Betty Friedan's influential "The Feminine Mystique" provoked a national discussion about the deep dissatisfaction women were feeling about the limitations of their lives. Many women came ...

Jul 13, 2011
3.7 / 5 (3) 3

The high cost of wrongful convictions in Illinois

A seven-month investigation by the Better Government Association (BGA) and the Center on Wrongful Convictions (CWC) reveals the wrongful convictions of 85 men and women for violent crimes in Illinois has cost taxpayers more ...

Jun 21, 2011
4.8 / 5 (4) 0

After school matters

(PhysOrg.com) -- A three-year evaluation of After School Matters -- a Chicago after-school program that serves more than 17,000 students and is a model for high school after-school programs in cities around ...

Jun 14, 2011
not rated yet 0