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Gay Male Teens Use Adult Hookup Apps to Find Friends, Partners

CHICAGO - Although hookup apps require users to be 18 or older, a new Northwestern Medicine study found that more than 50 percent of sexually active gay and bisexual boys ages 14 to 17 met male sexual partners on apps such as Grindr and Scruff. It...
21-May-2018 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Making Carbon Nanotubes as Usable as Common Plastics

By using an inexpensive, already mass produced, simple solvent called cresol, Northwestern University's Jiaxing Huang has discovered a way to make disperse carbon nanotubes at unprecedentedly high concentrations without the need for additives or...
15-May-2018 2:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Dozens of Binaries From Milky Way’s Globular Clusters Could Be Detectable by LISA

The historic first detection of gravitational waves from colliding black holes far outside our galaxy opened a new window to understanding the universe. A string of detections -- four more binary black holes and a pair of neutron stars -- soon...
11-May-2018 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Learning a Second Language Alters Sensory Perception, Study Finds

Learning a second language can change the way our senses work together to interpret speech, according to a new Northwestern University study. In the study, published today in the journal Brain Sciences, researchers found that bilingual people are...
11-May-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Charles Whitaker Named Medill Interim Dean

Charles Whitaker, currently the associate dean of journalism at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications, has been named interim dean of the school, Provost Jonathan Holloway announced...
10-May-2018 4:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Inviting Pharma to the Dance

The words you don’t want to hear from a pharmaceutical company after presenting a new potential drug that obliterates cancer in mice: “It’s too early.” That’s code for: you haven’t convinced us this could actually work and is safe for...
10-May-2018 4:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Co-Writer of the Black Panther Comics to Speak at Kellogg

Award-winning novelist Nnedi Okorafor, co-writer of the Black Panther comics, will discuss Afrofuturism and African-based science fiction Thursday (May 10) at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.The talk, which begins at 5:15...
10-May-2018 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Moving the Needle: How to Bring More Women Into the C-Suite

The Kellogg Global Women’s Summit, hosted by the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, brought together women in all stages of their careers May 8 and 9 to engage in thoughtful conversations about the roadblocks women face on...
10-May-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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18-May-2018 4:30 PM EDT


Fertility Rate Decline Driven by Waiting Longer to Have Kids, Insurance Coverage

18-May-2018 11:05 AM EDT

Professors Available on U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem Opening, Iran-Israel Military Strikes

Northwestern University professors are available to comment on the U.S. Embassy opening in Jerusalem on Monday, as well as Israel and Iran exchanging military strikes earlier this week.
14-May-2018 12:05 PM EDT


California’s Solar Panel Rule Packed with Challenges, Opportunities

11-May-2018 4:05 PM EDT


Volcano Expert Available to Discuss Hawaii's Erupting Kilauea Volcano

10-May-2018 4:05 PM EDT

Payments to Trump’s Personal Lawyer Raise Ethical Questions

10-May-2018 12:05 PM EDT


Northwestern Political Scientist Available on Iran Deal Announcement

8-May-2018 4:25 PM EDT


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8-May-2018 1:05 PM EDT

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