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  1. Scientists design first artificial 'protein-making factory'Read the original story

    7 min ago | Nerve News

    ... one of the researchers Michael Jewett, assistant professor of chemical and biological engineering at Northwestern University in the US. The scientists believe that Ribo-T would lead to a better understanding of how ribosomes function. This is an ...

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  2. Elgin firefighters rally around colleague with cancerRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    ... get well, stay well and get back to work as quickly as he can." The couple, who met as students at Northwestern University and reunited five years ago, live in Elgin with Soulier's two daughters. They had been married for just eight months when the ...

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  3. Oak Park Economic Development Corp Names New Executive DirectorRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Patch.com

    ... to corporations and municipalities. Mr. Lynch holds an MBA in Finance, Management and Strategy from Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management; a Master of Science in Civil Engineering from Purdue University; and a Bachelor of Science ...

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  4. Libertyville man remembered for wit, adventurous spiritRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Daily Herald

    Friends and family are mourning Libertyville resident John Francis Thumel, a Northwestern University student and Carmel Catholic High School graduate, who died Sunday after a car crash in Texas. Thumel, 22, was the only occupant in a single-car accident early Friday near Danbury, near the Gulf Coast town of Galveston.

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  5. Movers & Shakers 8/02/15Read the original story

    6 hrs ago | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    ... on Aug. 17. Katie Reeves has joined CIRI Alaska Tourism as lodging sales manager. A graduate of Northwestern University with a bachelor's degree in communications, Katie brings to CATC experience in negotiations, presentations, TV and video ...

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  6. Dense Star Clusters Shown as Binary Black Hole FactoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Northwestern University

    ... the gravitational waves rolling in from space are detected on Earth for the first time, a team of Northwestern University astrophysicists predicts astronomers will "hear," through these waves, five times more colliding black holes than previously ...

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  7. $15 Million Grant To Aid Cardiovascular HealthRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | Northwestern University

    The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality has awarded Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine a $15 million grant to establish a new multidisciplinary consortium focused on quality improvement and the prevention of strokes and heart attacks. The consortium, known as the Healthy Hearts in the Heartland, will assist 300 independent clinics and health care centers in Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin in implementing projects to improve cardiovascular health in the population.

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  8. City Council Approves Appointment Of Lisa Morrison Butler As...Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | City of Chicago

    ... University and pursued post-graduate studies at the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University and the University of Chicago. Prior to joining the city, she held senior positions in the telecommunications industry and also ...

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  9. Designer Ribosome Works In Live CellsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Chemical & Engineering News

    ... ribosomes to make. Alexander Mankin of the University of Illinois, Chicago; Michael C. Jewett of Northwestern University; and colleagues designed, engineered, and characterized the artificial ribosome, which they call Ribo-T ( Nature 2015, DOI: ...

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  10. Researchers Design First Artificial RibosomeRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Newswise

    Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago and Northwestern University have engineered a tethered ribosome that works nearly as well as the authentic cellular component, or organelle, that produces all the proteins and enzymes within the cell. The engineered ribosome may enable the production of new drugs and next-generation biomaterials and lead to a better understanding of how ribosomes function.

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  11. Utah inventions: A surgeon who used kitchen utensils to save livesRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | KSL-TV

    ... Thoracic surgery as we know it was born. Rumel studied medicine at the University of Utah and Northwestern University in Chicago while participating in other activities like wrestling and orchestra. It was in Chicago that he chose to specialize in ...

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  12. Vincent Pellegrini Joins Vestmark as Senior Vice President of Client ExperienceRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Market Wire

    ... his career." Pellegrini earned his BBA from the University of Notre Dame and Master's Degree from Northwestern University's Medill School. About Vestmark Vestmark is the premier technology provider for comprehensive unified wealth solutions utilized ...

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  13. The Best Swimsuits For Every Body TypeRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Forbes.com

    ... Organic Spa Magazine, and BUST, among others. I'm a graduate of the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University and now call Brooklyn home. Follow me on Twitter @celiashatzman. Listen up, ladies: Bathing suit shopping really doesn't have ...

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  14. What Is Happiness?Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Atlantic

    At this year's Aspen Ideas Festival , we asked a group of professors, psychologists, and journalists how they would define happiness. According to Eli Finkel , a professor of psychology at Northwestern University, the definition is twofold: "It seems to me that happiness is some blend of experience of pleasure and the experience of meaning and fulfillment in life," he says.

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  15. Sidney Singer, 81, Longtime Greenwich and Stamford ResidentRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Stamford Daily Voice

    Sidney Singer, 81, a longtime Greenwich and Stamford resident passed peacefully at his home with his devoted wife and darling daughters by his side, Tuesday, July 28. An exceptionally intelligent man, he received an undergraduate degree in aeronautical engineering at University of Toronto and PHD at Johns Hopkins in industrial engineering/operations research. He was appointed to the faculty at the Technological Institute at Northwestern University.

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  16. Hacked molecular machine could pump out custom proteinsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | NatureNews

    ... the University of Illinois in Chicago. Mankin teamed up with biochemical engineer Michael Jewett of Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, and others to create a ribosome that engineers could tinker with. The results of their handiwork are ...

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  17. Dense star clusters shown to be binary black hole factoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | EurekAlert!

    ... the gravitational waves rolling in from space are detected on Earth for the first time, a team of Northwestern University astrophysicists predicts astronomers will "hear," through these waves, five times more colliding black holes than previously ...

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  18. Dedre Gentner awarded Rumelhart Prize in cognitive scienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | EurekAlert!

    Dedre Gentner, the Alice Gabrielle Twight Professor of Psychology at Northwestern University in the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences and a professor in the School of Education and Social Policy, is the 16th recipient of the David E. Rumelhart Prize. Established only 14 years ago, the David E. Rumelhart Prize is considered to be the most important award in the cognitive science field.

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  19. Professor Says Ivy League Stiffs Conservative JusticesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Law.com

    Are the nation's Ivy League schools giving short shrift to conservative U.S. Supreme Court justices when they confer honorary degrees? A survey by one law professor suggests the answer is yes, and that the reason is ideology. Of the 14 honorary degrees bestowed by Ivy League institutions to living justices, 12 went to those on the high court's left side, said conservative legal scholar John McGinnis of Northwestern University School of Law.

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  20. High blood pressure danger equal for slim and obese alikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | Philly.com

    Though previous research has suggested high blood pressure may be more dangerous for thinner people, a new study finds the cardiovascular disease risks are similar - and high - for the lean, overweight and the obese. "Some studies done in the past 30 years suggested that for the adverse outcomes associated with hypertension - such as heart attacks and stroke - lean or normal weight people with hypertension had worse outcomes than overweight or obese people with hypertension," said lead author Laura A. Colangelo of the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University in Chicago.

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