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A scientist holds a bioprosthetic mouse ovary made of gelatin with tweezers. Inset: A mouse that was born from the bioprosthetic ovary lays next to its mother mouse. (Credit: Northwestern University)

Infertile mice with 3-D printed ovaries were able to give birth to healthy pups, according to a new study from Northwestern University. 

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Leaving segregated neighborhoods reduces blood pressure in African-Americans, according to the findings of a 25-year longitudinal study.

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Each year 60 million Americans experience heartburn. A nonprofit now hopes stronger labeling on over-the-counter medicines for heartburn will increase awareness of its association with esophageal cancer.

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Northwestern University professor Brian Edwards joins us to discuss a new report on the decline of second-language education in U.S. schools.

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A study co-authored by Northwestern University climate expert Daniel Horton outlines a framework for measuring the impact of global warming on extreme weather events. 

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The body of 19-year-old Mohammed Ramzan, a member of the Northwestern University men’s crew team, has been recovered from the North Shore Channel in Lincolnwood. Authorities say he fell into the water early Monday morning during a rowing practice.

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A new treatment for a deadly form of brain cancer is seeing dramatic study results. “When I first started, less than 10 percent of patients with glioblastoma were alive at five years. Now we’re at 12 to 15 percent,” said Roger Stupp, a neuro-oncologist at Northwestern University. 

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Deep sleep is vital to memory and decreases with age. Playing pink noise – described as a waterfall-like sound – in sync with a person’s brain waves was found to enhance deep sleep and sleep-dependent memory retention in older adults, according to a new Northwestern study.

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Northwestern scientists have discovered a new cell in the retina which may cause nearsightedness, or myopia, when disrupted.

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Dr. Victoria Brander (Courtesy NorthShore University HealthSystem)

Meet Dr. Victoria Brander, who has been performing hip and knee replacements in countries around the world for more than a decade. 

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The Illinois Emergency Management Agency warns Southern Illinoisans to be prepared for earthquakes. Just how great is the risk?

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Researchers have discovered a “significant correlation” between decreases in economic opportunities and the number of school shootings reported across the country.

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Ta-Nehisi Coates discusses politics, race, journalism and identity at Northwestern University on Jan. 31. (Maya Miller / Chicago Tonight)

The journalist and author spoke Tuesday night to a crowd of more than 1,000 Northwestern University faculty, staff and students on topics of race, journalism, politics and identity.

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After a contentious campaign and a surprising outcome, how will President Donald Trump utilize his inaugural address?

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Can an app reduce a person’s depression or anxiety? Or predict when someone might have a manic episode? Researchers from two local universities say yes.

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Just what does a two-state solution entail, and why has it been so difficult to achieve? We speak with a local expert on the Arab-Israeli conflict.