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Latest Adilson E. Motter Stories

2013-06-27 13:23:23

As the world becomes increasingly connected, the need to ensure the proper functioning of its many underlying networks -- such as the Internet, power grids, global air transportation and ecological networks -- also is increasing.

2012-05-24 20:10:21

It's not magic, but new materials designed by two Northwestern University researchers seem to exhibit magical properties.

2012-04-19 20:07:05

A new article by a Northwestern University complex networks expert discusses how networks governing processes in nature and society are becoming increasingly amenable to modeling, forecast and control.

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2011-01-26 11:21:31

Research could rescue fragile ecosystems and halt complex cascade events.

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2008-03-18 09:20:00

Gene therapy, in which a working gene is inserted into a cell to replace a faulty or absent gene, is a promising experimental technique for the prevention and treatment of disease.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.