NASA Twins Study: Bodies in space

April 19, 2019 asianct 0

April 11, 2019 Amanda Morris Research from the landmark NASA Twins Study found that extended spaceflight affects the human gut microbiome. During his yearlong stay on the International Space Station (ISS), astronaut Scott Kelly experienced a shift […]

Are you an ‘Earthquake Detective’?

April 10, 2019 asianct 0

March 13, 2019 Amanda Morris Seismology has a Big Data problem. Northwestern University seismologists think everyday citizens are the solution. This winter, a Northwestern team of students and faculty launched “Earthquake Detective,” an interactive project […]

Bad news for egg lovers

April 1, 2019 asianct 0

March 15, 2019 Marla Paul Cancel the cheese omelet. There is sobering news for egg lovers who have been happily gobbling up their favorite breakfast since the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans no longer limited […]

No wires, more cuddles

March 18, 2019 asianct 0

An interdisciplinary Northwestern University team has developed a pair of soft, flexible wireless body sensors that replace the tangle of wire-based sensors that currently monitor babies in hospitals’ neonatal intensive care units (NICU) and pose […]

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