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 ...

dateSep 23, 2011 in Materials Science
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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 ...

dateJul 13, 2011 in Social Sciences
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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 ...

dateJun 14, 2011 in Social Sciences
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Reputation rules

In 2010, five of the world's leading companies — BP, Toyota, Goldman Sachs, Johnson & Johnson and Hewlett-Packard — battled major crises.

dateMay 30, 2011 in Economics & Business
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