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21 Feb 2014

Textbook Chemistry in Nature Chemistry

A simple abiotic model illustrating the fundamental way in which enzymes catalyze reactions in living systems is the result of a collaboration with Jay Siegel at more...

21 Jul 2013

Gold Recovery Goes Green

An environmentally benign sugar — alpha–cyclodextrin, which is derived from starch — acts as a highly selective sequestering agent for the gold salt, potassium tetrabromoaurate. The serendipitous discovery of this green method more...

25 Jan 2013

Science in Highly–Charged Stable Organic Radicals

The discovery of a new class of stable organic radicals, which can accept up to eight electrons and can be switched between diamagnetic and paramagnetic states, is the outcome of a multidisciplinary effort from Northwestern, more...

09 Jan 2013

ExBox Wraps Up Pollutants

In the article published in the Journal of the American Chemical Society on 9 January 2013, and highlighted on the cover more...

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05 Aug 2014

Xisen Hou picks up a Ryan Fellowship

Second–year graduate student Xisen Hou was selected on 26 June 2014 to receive the prestigious Ryan Fellowship. This fellowship is made possible through the donations of Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan, and provide students at Northwestern University from a variety of fields with the education and experience to assume leadership roles in academia and industry in the realm of nano–science and technology. Congratulations Xisen!


05 May 2014

DoD Gives Their Backing to Ian Gibbs–Hall

First–year graduate student Ian Gibbs–Hall was selected on 30 April 2014 to receive a 2014 National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG) Fellowship from the Department of Defense (DoD). Ian was selected from over 3,000 applicants to receive the fellowship which covers fees and stipend for three years. Congratulations Ian!


29 Apr 2014

Fraser Lands Big Science Gong

At its 151st Annual Meeting, the National Academy of Sciences elected Fraser to membership. He wishes to record his thanks and indebtedness to faculty, staff and students from his time spent in Departments of Chemistry at Edinburgh University, Queen's University, Canada, Sheffield University, Birmingham University, the University more...


24 Mar 2014

A One Two by Milliken

For the second year in a row, we will be represented at the Milliken Graduate Research Symposium (GRS), hosted by Milliken & Company in Spartanburg SC on 26–28 March 2014. Following hot on the heels of Jonathan Barnes (2013 delegate) Alyssa–Jennifer Avestro has been selected from a highly competitive national pool of 250 applicants to present her graduate thesis program and network with industrial professionals at the more...




» Xisen Hou picks up a Ryan Fellowship

» DoD Gives Their Backing to Ian Gibbs–Hall

» Fraser Lands Big Science Gong

» A One Two by Milliken

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