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Surprising new way to kill cancer cells

Northwestern Medicine scientists have demonstrated that cancer cells – and not normal cells – can be killed by eliminating either the FAS receptor, also...

2013 International Science & Engineering Visualization Challenge winners named

Today the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the journal Science named 18 winners, honorable mentions and People's Choice awardees in the highly acclaimed International Science &...

Slowly cooled DNA transforms disordered nanoparticles into orderly crystal

Nature builds flawless diamonds, sapphires and other gems. Now a Northwestern University research team is the first to build near-perfect single crystals out of...

Incurable Brain Cancer Gene Is Silenced

Glioblastoma multiforme (GBM), the brain cancer that killed Sen. Edward Kennedy and kills approximately 13,000 Americans a year, is aggressive and incurable. Now a...

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