Tag archive for ‘Northwestern University’
Lilach Weissman On Monday, June 8th, 2015

Eating The Placenta After Birth Has No Health Benefits

– – A new study by researchers at Northwestern University has revealed that there are no health benefits involved in eating a baby’s placenta after it is born. First of all GROSS, but who More...

Jewish Business News On Tuesday, February 17th, 2015

Light reveals new details of Gauguin’s creative process

  French artist Paul Gauguin is well known for his colorful paintings of Tahitian life — such as the painting that sold recently for nearly $300 million — but he also was a highly experimental More...

Jewish Business News On Saturday, January 24th, 2015

Study: Trying to Project Success May Be Recipe for Failure

Life is full of experiences that challenge how we see ourselves and we often compensate by buying products that reinforce our ideal self-image. A new study in the Journal of Consumer Research shows that this More...

Jewish Business News On Monday, December 22nd, 2014

Northwestern University Reveals New, Non-Invasive Method Detects Alzheimer’s Early

No methods currently exist for the early detection of Alzheimer’s disease, which affects one out of nine people over the age of 65. Now, an interdisciplinary team of Northwestern University scientists More...

Vered Weiss On Monday, November 10th, 2014

Northwestern Chabad House Suit Alleging Antisemitism Thrown Out

The lawsuit filed by a Chabad House that Northwestern University cut ties with it based on religious discrimination and antisemitism was thrown out by a federal appeals court. Northwestern severed its connection More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

Perceived hatred fuels conflicts between Democrats and Republicans, Israelis and Palestinians

– Intractability of historic conflicts driven by ‘motive attribution asymmetry’; financial incentives can spur greater empathy What makes human conflict intractable – and how can psychological More...

Vered Weiss On Monday, October 6th, 2014

US Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker Praises New Manufacturing Institute

In honor of National Manufacturing Day, U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker issued a statement praising the establishment of the National Network for Manufacturing Innovation Institute (NNMI): “I More...

Jewish Business News On Sunday, September 21st, 2014

Domestic violence likely more frequent for same-sex couples

– Extra stress in same-sex couples may raise risk of domestic abuse – Domestic violence occurs at least as frequently, and likely even more so, between same-sex couples compared to opposite-sex More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

New Skin Gel Fights Breast Cancer without Blood Clot Risk

– Tamoxifen gel stops breast cancer growth and won’t cause dangerous side effects.  –   A gel form of tamoxifen applied to the breasts of women with noninvasive breast cancer reduced More...

Jewish Business News On Sunday, July 13th, 2014

How antioxidants can accelerate cancers, and why they don’t protect against them

– Cold Spring Harbor, NY – For decades, health-conscious people around the globe have taken antioxidant supplements and eaten foods rich in antioxidants, figuring this was one of the paths to More...

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