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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 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...

 

18 Mar 2014

Marco Frasconi Heads to Italy!

After 3 years and 3 months at NU, postdoctoral fellow Marco Frasconi (2010–2014) has moved on to Genova, in Italy, to take up a postdoctoral position at the Instituto Italiano di Tecnologia in the Nanophysics Department beginning 3 March 2014. During his time in the group, Marco contributed to a series of projects ranging from light–responsive drug delivery systems to molecular topology, in addition to revealing the finer details of molecular radical recognition. Congratulations more...

 

 

 

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