Learn how Northwestern researchers are using data science and new data sources to probe the most fundamental physical interactions, learn how to predict earthquakes, understand climate change, and discover events that occurred billion of years ago and light-years away.
Astronomy – Gravitational waves, a historical discovery
Geophysics – Do earthquakes have a ‘tell’?
Discover how Northwestern is using data science to transform biomedical research, propel important discoveries in rare and common diseases, and translate those findings into new treatments and individualized patient care.
Effect of jetlag on player performance
Do electronic health records provide reliable data?
Explore how Northwestern researchers are tracking physical, cognitive, and emotional development of children over time, learning about the causes of gun violence, and characterizing consumer behavior in the digital age.
Tracing the link from basic research to inventions
Nature vs nurture and cognitive development
Northwestern researchers are leveraging data science and new data sources to investigate the robustness of the electrical power grid, the environmental impact of the consumer products we use, and the technologies businesses choose.
The vulnerability of the US power grid
Paper or plastic – which one is greener?
Inexpensive and renewable material that rapidly removes highly toxic water pollutant