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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

Scenography of Friendship exhibition, 2019 by Tamara Becerra Valdez

February 13, 2019

Gallery 400 exhibit explores effects of climate insecurity across the planet

Exhibit is made up of seven field projects around the world and their 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

Depression

February 11, 2019

UIC grant to help heart patients overcome hopelessness

Intervention designed to promote increased physical activity and decreased hopelessness

woman typing

February 7, 2019

UIC to lead $3M initiative to develop system to identify, patch software security holes

The system will be designed to evaluate software written in several computer languages

February 6, 2019

Heavy drinking in teens causes lasting changes in emotional center of brain

Consequences of youthful drinking extend into adulthood

Seniors practicing yoga indoor

February 5, 2019

UI Cancer Center teams with Wellness House on survivorship programs

Free programs benefit West, South Side patients

Chicago skyline

February 1, 2019

Report calls for new strategies to contend with Chicago gangs, violence

Researchers say policies and practices to deal with gangs, drug trade are outdated

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