In the News


05.01.2016
Should everyone go to college?James RosenbaumThe Chronicle of Higher Education
05.01.2016
Law and engineering should share curriculumDaniel RodriguezThe Chronicle of Higher Education
04.28.2016
Watch sparks fly as sperm meet eggs to form lifeTeresa WoodruffNature World News
04.28.2016
Sparks fly from egg at moment of conception – new hope for IVF successTeresa WoodruffWorld Tech Today
04.28.2016
Human eggs reveal how fertile they are by radiating zinc fireworks when insemination is successful Teresa WoodruffPerf Science
04.28.2016
Spark at conception could aid IVF treatmentsTeresa WoodruffJilard News
04.28.2016
The magical moment of conception: ‘sparks’ fly during fertilization Teresa WoodruffParent Herald
04.28.2016
Zinc sparks from egg cells can unveil particular set of eggs can be used in IVFTeresa WoodruffNew Hampshire Voice
04.27.2016
Joyful sparks occur when a human egg is inseminatedTeresa WoodruffPulse
04.27.2016
In defense of federal food aidDiane Whitmore SchanzenbachThe Wall Street Journal
04.27.2016
Watch Amazing Zinc fireworks as egg cell meets sperm: Why this sparks bright future for human fertilityTeresa WoodruffTech Times
04.27.2016
Spark of life: Amazing discovery shows bright flash of light the moment life begins Teresa WoodruffInquisitr
04.27.2016
These Aae the actual "fireworks" in your body that happen when you get pregnantTeresa WoodruffConnections.mic
04.27.2016
Scientists just captured something extraordinary at the moment of fertilizationTeresa WoodruffIFL Science
04.27.2016
Video: New technique shows ‘sparks’ fly at moment of conceptionTeresa WoodruffNewsweek
04.27.2016
Fertilized human egg emits microscopic flash of lightTeresa WoodruffCBC News
04.27.2016
Human eggs celebrate insemination with flash of zinc fireworksTeresa WoodruffUPI
04.26.2016
When egg and sperm meet, fireworks light the Petri dishTeresa WoodruffSTAT
04.26.2016
Sparks really do fly: Scientists discover flash of light when new life is formed at the moment a sperm meets an egg Teresa WoodruffThe Daily Mail
04.26.2016
During conception, human eggs emit sparksTeresa WoodruffU.S. News & World Report
04.26.2016
Bright flash of light marks incredible moment life begins when sperm meets egg Teresa WoodruffThe Telegraph
04.25.2016
Can more money fix America's schools?Kirabo JacksonNPR
04.25.2016
The mess in Illinois and the public trust case for pension reformDavid DanaThe Huffington Post
04.24.2016
How the banks stole higher educationElizabeth SweetVice
04.23.2016
Who is the real Trump?Benjamin PageLas Vegas Review-Journal
04.22.2016
The anti-moneyball electionLauren RiveraThe New Yorker
04.20.2016
First impressions, handshakes are key to women in leadershipBrian UzziThe Oklahoman
04.20.2016
Do ethicists hinder HIV prevention research?Brian MustanskiReuters
04.19.2016
The “Chicago Model” of policing hasn’t saved ChicagoWesley SkoganThe Marshall Project
04.14.2016
Drug abuse more prevalent among whites than African Americans: studyLinda TeplinEvanston Patch
04.13.2016
How can Chicago police rebuild trust? Wesley SkoganThe Christian Science Monitor
04.12.2016
FCC expands 'Lifeline' program to bridge the digital divideEszter HargittaiEducation Week
04.12.2016
Researchers find that this simple behavior could make you more attractive to othersAlice EaglyScience Explorer
04.11.2016
This is the most expensive drug in AmericaCraig GarthwaiteMarket Watch
04.08.2016
Small, piecemeal mergers in health care fly under regulators’ radarsLeemore DafnyThe New York Times
04.08.2016
New study on drug use confirms what black people have been saying this whole timeLinda TeplinIdentities.mic
04.08.2016
Effectiveness, defined broadlyJames RosenbaumInside Higher Education
04.07.2016
Review of medical malpractice insurance premiums, 26 years, by state Bernard BlackThe National Law Review
04.06.2016
How valuable is access to the social safety net in early childhood? Diane Whitmore SchanzenbachAmerican Economic Association
04.01.2016
Why Wisconsin’s primary could pack a punchDaniel GalvinThe Boston Globe
04.01.2016
How cultural differences affect autism diagnosesSandra WaxmanScientific American
03.31.2016
Adolescent males and future fatherhoodCraig GarfieldInside Higher Education
03.30.2016
If you grew up poor, your college degree may be worth lessLauren RiveraPBS News Hour
03.30.2016
Northwestern study: 'Playground' psychotherapy reduces depression in ratsEva RedeiThe Chicago Tribune
03.30.2016
Would food stamp cuts lead to "hunger and poverty"?Diane Whitmore SchanzenbachCBS News
03.30.2016
Depression not governed by genes and environment is a major factor when it comes to being happy, claims new studyEva RedeiThe Independent (U.K.)
03.29.2016
The lifelong health toll of schoolyard racismEmma AdamPacific Standard
03.29.2016
Unique baby names: everyone wants parents to stop doing thisDavid FiglioThe Huffington Post (Canada)
03.29.2016
'Disneyland' cures depression In genetically sad ratsEva RedeiHNGN
03.29.2016
Depression: new research shows that genetics are not destinyEva RedeiPsychology Today
03.28.2016
Broadband subsidies important but more data needed to inform FCC policy decisionsEszter HargittaiThe Huffington Post
03.25.2016
Safety in numbers. . . of conservativesMesmin DestinThe Boston Globe
03.22.2016
Does free college equal more degrees? Detroit to test popular theory Chenny NgThe Christian Science Monitor
03.22.2016
5 things LGBTQ students won't learn in health classBrian MustanskiTeen Vogue
03.18.2016
Opinion: A missed chance at Lathrop HomesMary PattilloThe Chicago Sun-Times
03.16.2016
All work and no pay: How employers exploit Rhode Island’s low-wage workersDaniel GalvinBown Political Review
03.16.2016
Widespread discontent, out-of-state dollars helped defeat AlvarezThomas OgorzalekThe Chicago Reporter
03.16.2016
Will public opinion about inequality be packaged into neatly partisan positions?Leslie McCallPathways
03.16.2016
'The South Side' tackles Chicago segregation, highlights black neighborhoodsMary PattilloThe Chicago Tribune
03.15.2016
Why we should give up trying to make people less sexistLauren RiveraThe Washington Post
03.14.2016
Zoning Committee authorizes Lathrop Homes redevelopmentMary PattilloThe Chicago Sun-Times
03.13.2016
How Trump happenedJennifer RichesonSlate
03.10.2016
When good intentions aren’t supported by social science evidence: diversity research and policy Alice EaglyThe Conversation
03.09.2016
Hillary Clinton's intersectional politicsLeslie McCallThe Atlantic
03.08.2016
Why Donald Trump has done worse in mostly white statesJennifer RichesonThe New York Times
03.04.2016
Do you have to help parents to help their children?Lindsday Chase-LansdalePacific Standard
03.03.2016
Brain Hacking: Hot-wired for happiness?Eva RedeiThe Washington Post
03.01.2016
When does culture start to shape us?Sandra WaxmanDaily Rx News
02.29.2016
New Northwestern institute commits to improving LGBT healthBrian MustanskiWindy City Times
02.24.2016
Teenage boys' attitudes to risky sex 'can help predict their what type of father they will be'Craig GarfieldThe Independent (U.K.)
02.24.2016
What’s so bad about mandatory workplace socializing?Lauren RiveraQuartz
02.23.2016
How do you fix schools? Maybe just give them more money.Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach, Kirabo JacksonSlate
02.23.2016
Three views of marriageEli FinkelThe New York Times
02.22.2016
How gender equality is changing relationships—for the betterAlice EaglyGlamour
02.19.2016
Admitting what we don’t know: An interview with Charles Manski on forecast uncertaintyCharles ManskiThe Washington Post
02.18.2016
Electorate representation index: Which states most closely resemble the U.S.?Laurel Harbridge, Thomas OgorzalekWallet Hub
02.18.2016
Study shows teen male's attitude towards sex and pregnancy may determine what kind of father he will becomeCraig GarfieldParent Herald
02.18.2016
Surrounding culture affects infants' attentionSandra WaxmanTimes of India
02.17.2016
Save us from the Ivy League oligarchyLauren RiveraBloomberg View
02.17.2016
How does language influence who innovates?Elizabeth GerberThe Huffington Post
02.17.2016
In Chicago, no duty-related police deaths for four years and countingWesley SkoganWBEZ
02.16.2016
Study predicts whether teen dads will stay with their kidsCraig GarfieldThe Health Site
02.16.2016
Study: You can predict which male teens will live with their future kidsCraig GarfieldDoctors Lounge
02.16.2016
Study: You can predict which male teens will live with their future kidsCraig GarfieldHealth Day
02.15.2016
The 'science' of Valentine's Day, and why it makes no senseAlice EaglyWired
02.15.2016
With All Our MitesThomas McDadeBig Picture Science (SETI Institute)
02.13.2016
Can virtual love replace real human interaction? Scientists say noEli FinkelAOL
02.13.2016
When it doesn’t get better: LGBT youths face long-term effects of bullyingBrian MustanskiTake Part
02.13.2016
Will more money for schools really help kids? New study may have long-term answer Kirabo JacksonThe Seattle Times
02.12.2016
What men want: brains more important than beauty in countries with higher gender equalityAlice EaglyMedical Daily
02.12.2016
Love Advice From A Northwestern Psychology Professor Eli FinkelChicagoInno
02.11.2016
Academia's 'baby penalty'Sandra Waxman, Simone Ispa-LandaU.S. News & World Report
02.09.2016
White Americans shift toward conservative policies when confronted with a 'majority-minority'Jennifer RichesonAmerican Association for the Advancement of Science
01.23.2016
What have I been wrong about?Matthew NotowidigdoForbes