Northwestern University

Northwestern University was established in 1851 in Evanston, Illinois. Northwestern University has over 18,000 undergraduate and graduate students with an endowment that exceeds $8 billion dollars. It is a private institution noted for its Feinberg School of Medicine, The Technological Institute, Ford Engineering Design Center and the Dearborn Observatory. In 2008, Northwestern opened a campus in Qatar. Northwestern University is most noted for its Institute for Complex Systems, Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center, Materials Research Center, and the Center for Catalysts and Surface Science.

Address
633 Clark Street,Evanston, IL 60208
E-mail
fellman@northwestern.edu
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Enhancing molecular imaging with light

In 2014, an international trio won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for developing super-resolution fluorescence microscopy, a technique that made it possible to study molecular processes in living cells.

dateJul 25, 2016 in Nanophysics
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Algorithm ranks thermotolerance of algae

Northwestern University researchers have developed a quantitative tool that might help bring back coral from the brink of extinction. The novel algorithm could help assess and predict the future of coral bleaching events ...

dateJun 13, 2016 in Environment
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Method stabilizes, enhances phosphorene

Two years ago, Northwestern University's Mark Hersam discovered a way to stabilize exfoliated black phosphorus—or phosphorene—a layered semiconductor that chemically degrades in open air but shows great promise for electronics. ...

dateMay 02, 2016 in Nanomaterials
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