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Neil deGrasse Tyson, world-renowned astrophysicist, director of the Hayden Planetarium and host of “Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey,” spoke to a sold-out crowd in Ryan Auditorium at Northwestern...
As a graduate student, I spend most of my time working tirelessly in the chemistry lab trying to advance the science of drug screening and discovery. What began as a question driven by scientific...
For many of us, cooking at home has always taken an experimental twist. Whether you’re trying to recreate a dish your parents used to make, or whether you're testing out a recipe you saw on Pinterest...
Last Friday, I had the pleasure of attending a sold-out event at Pick-Staiger Concert Hall to see my childhood hero Bill Nye speak about climate-change, space and science education. What resonated...


Apr 7, 2015
What makes a stem cell so much more valuable, from a scientific perspective, than any other cell in... Read More
Mar 19, 2015
John J. Millichap, MD FAAP, is a pediatric epileptologist in the Comprehensive Epilepsy Center at... Read More
Feb 26, 2015
While the focus surrounding the current measles outbreak is on children, adults may need a measles... Read More


By: Lisa Qu
Apr 21, 2015
You may notice that dogs are constantly sniffing – the ground, your food, another dog’s butt. We’ve grown... Read More
By: Carolyn Wilke
Apr 10, 2015
When I was visiting family this past week, my mother-in-law shared with us how she uses her Fitbit to keep... Read More
By: Claire Loe
Apr 9, 2015
When thinking of renewable energy sources, people generally think of solar, wind and water. But, there's a... Read More
By: Suchie Bhattacharyya
Apr 8, 2015
Every winter in Chicago, I wish I were a Canada Goose. Not because of their overall majesty and awesomeness.... Read More