All Entries by Bill Burton

August 23, 2016

Did UIC just save the world?

‘Artificial leaf’ solar cell makes burnable fuel using only sunlight

Solar cell converts atmospheric CO2 directly into syngas.

July 28, 2016

Breakthrough solar cell captures CO2 and sunlight, produces burnable fuel

1,000-fold improved chemistry leads to ‘artificial leaf’ that makes syngas

graphene ripples

July 11, 2016

Germs add ripples to make ‘groovy’ graphene

New nanomaterial conducts differently at right angles

EMT; classroom

June 21, 2016


Students gain valuable patient-care experience

Transparent, highly conductive ultrathin film

June 13, 2016

New nanomaterial offers promise in bendable, wearable electronic devices

Electroplated polymer makes transparent, highly conductive film

May 4, 2016

Study finds ice isn’t being lost from Greenland’s interior

Unusual process recycles water at the ice-air boundary

Evangelos Kobotis

April 26, 2016

2016 Silver Circle winner Evangelos Kobotis

‘I try to impart the ideas and beauty of reason’

Alan Molumby

April 26, 2016

2016 Silver Circle winner Alan Molumby

‘It all comes down to evolution’

Laurie Jo Reynolds

April 26, 2016

2016 Silver Circle winner Laurie Jo Reynolds

The interdisciplinary nature of her course makes it ‘a fruitful think-tank-like experience’

Yeow K. Siow

April 26, 2016

2016 Silver Circle winner Yeow Siow

I enjoy standing in front of students and trying to make sense of a complex subject ‘

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