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necklace detects overeating in obese

Your necklace will know you binged on Chunky Monkey

July 07, 2020
A new necklace created at Northwestern University can detect in real time when people are eating and if they're overeating. It is intended to help thwart overeating in people with obesity.

What the death of George Floyd means for US leadership abroad

July 01, 2020
Amb. Ian Kelly, ambassador in residence at Northwestern University, will address the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe, also known as the U.S. Helsinki Commission, Thursday, July 2 in a hearing in Washington, D.C., that will examine how the tragic death of George Floyd at the hands of police and subsequent protests may have affected U.S. leadership abroad.
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Safely expanding your COVID-19 bubble

June 24, 2020
People are beginning to break out of their COVID-19 quarantine bubbles and while there are mental health benefits to increased socializing, but it’s important to do it carefully to reduce your risk.
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stupp robotic soft matter

Synthetic materials mimic living creatures

June 22, 2020
Researchers have developed 'robotic soft matter,' a new family of soft materials that imitates living creatures by bending, rotating and crawling when hit with blue light.