In a new study, Northwestern University and Shirley Ryan AbilityLab researchers have discovered that, in an attempt to adapt to this impairment, muscles actually lose sarcomeres — their smallest, most basic building blocks.
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Scientists have developed the first-ever transient pacemaker — a wireless, battery-free, fully implantable pacing device that disappears after it’s no longer needed.
A new wearable device developed at Northwestern measures mothers’ and babies’ vital signs and data that cannot be collected with current technology.
Developed by Northwestern scientists, a novel skin-mounted sticker that absorbs sweat and then changes color can provide an accurate, easy-to-read diagnosis of cystic fibrosis within minutes.
A new immunotherapy developed by investigators at Northwestern University dramatically extends the survival time of mice with triple negative breast cancer, one of the most aggressive and difficult-to-treat forms of breast cancer.
Investigators at Northwestern University and Shirley Ryan AbilityLab in Chicago have developed a novel wearable device and are creating a set of data algorithms specifically tailored to catch early signs and symptoms associated with COVID-19.
A new Northwestern University study has discovered that the packing of the three-dimensional genome structure, called chromatin, controls how cells respond to stress.
Northwestern University scientists have developed a new thin, wireless system that adds a sense of touch to any virtual reality experience, adding sensory feedback to prosthetics.
Slowing mutant fruit flies’ metabolic rates can prevent detrimental effects of many genetic mutations, according a new study published in the journal Cell.
The structure of spherical nucleic acids has the potential to improve the effectiveness of vaccines as well as cancer immunotherapies, according to a new study.