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Kent Hoskins; experts guide

January 21, 2021

Study 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

Damiano Rondelli; experts guide

January 20, 2021

CRISPR 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.

Yury Polikanov and Alexander Mankin

January 19, 2021

Unlocking ‘the shape of water’ in mechanisms of antibiotic resistance

New images first to show water molecule present in drug-resistant bacteria models

January 14, 2021

UIC 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, 2021

Reverse engineering 3D chromosome models for individual cells

Distant genes can be neighbors

Jane Addams Hull House Museum partners with MacArthur "Genius" Grantee Guillermo Gómez-Peña.

January 11, 2021

Hull-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

Reza Shahbazian-Yassar and Zhennan Huang

January 11, 2021

‘Swiss Army knife’ catalyst can make natural gas burn cleaner

Lowering the combustion temperature for methane

Blue, Green and White Tilt Shift Lens Illustration. Pexels.com

January 5, 2021

What 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

Illustration of the movement of different molecules during the oxidation of high-entropy alloy nanoparticles.

January 4, 2021

Better 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

soda in a glass with ice

December 28, 2020

Sweetened beverage sales bounced back quickly after Cook County tax repealed

Study is published in JAMA Network Open.

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