All Research

illustration of a DNA double helix

March 20, 2019

UIC researchers find hidden proteins in bacteria

Science overturns longstanding assumption

Phase switching liquids show heat-trapping abilities.

March 18, 2019

Materials could delay frost up to 300 times longer than existing anti-icing coatings

Could PSLs be the next-generation materials to prevent frost and ice development on surfaces?

Man texting in workshop

March 13, 2019

Can an app boost medication adherence by young HIV-positive gay black men?

A ‘gamified’ virtual health resource

March 11, 2019

Binge drinking in adolescence may increase risk for anxiety later in life

Epigenetic changes in brain last into adulthood

Depression

March 5, 2019

Integrated therapy treating obesity and depression is effective

For co-occurring obesity and depression

Cancer cell separation device

February 25, 2019

New microfluidics device can detect cancer cells in blood

Enabling rapid liquid biopsies

woman with shaved head and child

February 20, 2019

Hospital staff, community to go bald for cancer research

Annual fundraiser set for Feb. 22

Increased inflammation (green) after injury in SOD1 rats

February 20, 2019

Can a nerve injury trigger ALS?

A one-two punch: genetic predisposition plus injury

Calumet River with bridge above. (Photo: Great Cities Institute)

February 19, 2019

Report presents economic, environmental strategies for Chicago’s Calumet River area

Study area includes portions of the South Chicago, East Side, and South Deering communities

An artificial, bio-inspired leaf

February 12, 2019

Moving artificial leaves out of the lab and into the air

Capturing carbon dioxide – a potent greenhouse gas — directly from the air

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