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Four people stand on an inflatable raft in a body of water holding to a large piece of scientific equipment.

GeoCal researchers excavating sediment cores from the Mel3 lake site. (Courtesy of Peter Puleo/GeoCAL)

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Tubes of Greenland sediment cores reveal thousands of years of climate change clues for Ph.D. students in Northwestern University’s GeoCAL, the Geoperspective on Climate and Life, laboratory.
Person in mask sits in a church pew looks forward at a presentation. The presenter stands in front of a screen which reads "HOW INDIGENOUS PHILOSOPHIES CAN SAVE THE WORLD."

Northwestern history professor Doug Kiel shares practices of Indigenous philosophy that can save the world as part of the Generations of Environmental Justice program in Vail Chapel. Kiel is a member of the Oneida nation of Wisconsin. (Catherine Odom/Medill)

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Earth Day was cold and rainy this year. But that did not stop the Northwestern University student organizers of Generations of Environmental Justice from hosting an all-night teach-out on April 22 and 23.
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Northwestern University has launched its first student-run subscription bike-sharing program, called EO, where students pay $20 per quarter for unlimited rides and easy pick up/drop-off anywhere accessibility.
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Northwestern University researchers have found that microbial fuel cells designed to produce electricity and clean wastewater, or biofilm reactors, are more efficient when biofilms don't become too thick.
Matthew O'Connor and Justin Eure reporting for Medill News Service, Northwestern University A new solar cell material could double the energy output of traditional solar photovoltaics, by reacting to nearly the entire light spectrum. Developers at... Read More