Sales of organic products have skyrocketed in recent years, and it’s easy to see why. People associate organic food with better health, local growers, lower pesticide levels, humane treatment of animals and sounder environmental practices.
is a publication by Science in Society, a Northwestern University research center for science outreach and public engagement.
With support from Science in Society and visiting scientists and faculty, high school students in this program undertake a genetics case study, learn about a hereditary health disorder, and use DNA-based laboratory diagnostics to determine the likelihood of mutation in the fictional patient. Afterward, students assess risk around...
The 2018 winners of the Northwestern Scientific Images Contest represent advances across a wide range of disciplines including medicine, chemistry, engineering, physics and astronomy. This gallery... Read More