Disorderly DNA Helps Cancer Cells Evade Treatment

Disorderly DNA Helps Cancer Cells Evade Treatment

Each cell in the human body holds a full two meters of DNA. In order for that DNA to fit into the cell nucleus — a cozy space just one hundredth of a millimeter of space — it needs to be packed extremely tight. A new Northwestern University study has discovered that...
Budding Scientist Flourishes at Northwestern

Budding Scientist Flourishes at Northwestern

Growing up in Michigan, Isabella (Bella) Borgula, a senior at Northwestern, developed a passion for chemistry earlier than most kids. “One thing that I distinctly remember is that my dad would buy me GIANT Microbes®, these little stuffed animals of viruses and...
Two Generations Find Their Way at Northwestern

Two Generations Find Their Way at Northwestern

Like many first-year students, Myung Shin ’87 was undecided about his major when he arrived at Northwestern. He was initially drawn to political science, but his parents had other plans. “They wanted me to go to medical school, but I didn’t know if that was right for...