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January 21, 2021Study finds racial disparities in breast cancer prognosis testing
Much higher mortality rate for Black women with the most common subtype of breast cancer even when they are diagnosed at an early stage
January 20, 2021CRISPR technology to cure sickle cell disease at UIC
UIC will be participating in clinical trials to cure severe red blood congenital diseases such as sickle cell anemia or Thalassemia by safely modifying the DNA of patients’ blood cells using CRISPR technology.
January 19, 2021Unlocking ‘the shape of water’ in mechanisms of antibiotic resistance
New images first to show water molecule present in drug-resistant bacteria models
January 14, 2021UIC reports record $410 million in annual sponsored research awards
The $410 million represents a 7% increase over fiscal year 2019 and 22% increase over fiscal year 2018 and provides support for approximately 9,400 faculty, students and staff, working on 1,800 different research projects.
January 14, 2021Reverse engineering 3D chromosome models for individual cells
Distant genes can be neighbors
January 11, 2021Hull-House hosts year-long series of experimental audio performances by Guillermo Gómez-Peña addressing multiple pandemics
Guillermo Gómez-Peña is a performance artist, writer, activist and radical pedagogue
January 11, 2021‘Swiss Army knife’ catalyst can make natural gas burn cleaner
Lowering the combustion temperature for methane
January 5, 2021What is surgical smoke and what can be done about it?
Researchers call attention to the importance of mitigating smoke generated by surgical tools in operating rooms
January 4, 2021Better together: Scientists discover far-reaching applications of nanoparticles made of multiple elements
An emerging type of alloy nanoparticle proves more stable, durable than single-element nanoparticles
December 28, 2020Sweetened beverage sales bounced back quickly after Cook County tax repealed
Study is published in JAMA Network Open.