All Entries by Emily Stone


November 28, 2023

Growing microtumors in a dish helps rapidly identify genes that drive tumor growth

The method identified promising targets for precision oncology in two types of cancer

November 27, 2023

Why does puberty trigger us to stop growing? 

Research on fruit flies has implications for this poorly understood process in humans

November 16, 2023

Focusing on ‘pain catastrophizing’ could help service members stay on active duty 

Persistent, distressing thoughts about chronic pain can make it harder for people to function

November 13, 2023

Could religion be a catalyst to cooperation in the Middle East? 

Participants said they didn’t see the other group’s religious beliefs as an intractable deterrent to cooperation

November 7, 2023

UIC joins new biopharma hub to help commercialize research discoveries 

The hub will help researchers gain access to capital and industry advice

sonographer giving an ultrasound to a pregnant woman

November 3, 2023

Mediterranean diet could help pregnant women avoid depression 

Prenatal depression increases the risk of adverse birth outcomes and maternal mortality

Acupuncture with needles showing.

November 2, 2023

Can acupuncture alleviate certain kinds of chest pain?

NIH study to look at acupuncture as treatment for stable angina

November 1, 2023

Researchers must carefully consider how to screen participants for suicidality, paper says 

The issue raises ethical, practical questions, which UIC researchers explore in a new paper

October 30, 2023

UIC today’s new section: Science Sparks  

The section will showcase short stories about research papers, grants, media appearances and more

Kristina A. Varady

October 27, 2023

Intermittent fasting is safe, effective for those with Type 2 diabetes 

More weight lost among people who fasted, compared to calorie restriction

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