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Inverted Perovskite Solar Cell Passes 25 Percent Efficiency

Professor Ted Sargent improved cell efficiency using a combination of molecules to address different issues.Read more


Are Consumers Ready for Robots at Their Doorstep?

Professor Amanda Stathopoulos found that consumers are more prepared for automated vehicle delivery than drones or robots.Read more

A conceptual depiction of the GEMINI technology for assembling custom gene delivery vehicle

New Platform Solves Key Problems in Targeted Drug Delivery

Mimicking natural processes used by viruses, a flexible new platform developed by Northwestern University synthetic biologists binds to target cells and effectively transfers drugs inside.Read more


Wearables Capture Body Sounds to Continuously Monitor Health

The new devices developed by a team with Professor John Rogers were tested on a range of patients, from premature babies to the elderly.Read more

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Northwestern Engineering Team Wins NASA Prize

The group won the Systems Engineering Award at the NASA Breakthrough, Innovative and Game-Changing (BIG) Challenge finals held in November at the Glenn Research Center in Cleveland.

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