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April 15, 2019

Irregular schedules, being new on the job raises risk of injury for miners working long hours

Long hours also linked to greater chance of being killed on job

diagram of intestines with inset of microbiome

April 11, 2019

NASA Twins Study: A year in space has little effect on gut microbiome

UIC researchers find small, transient changes

April 11, 2019

UIC professor, author awarded Guggenheim Fellowship

Luis Alberto Urrea among select group of scholars, artists, writers

April 9, 2019

Graphene coating could help prevent lithium battery fires

Blocking oxygen from mixing with other flammable materials

Yao Xincheng

April 3, 2019

Detecting eye and brain disease earlier

The eyes are the window to the brain

April 2, 2019

Building innovative cancer prevention programs in Chicago

$1.5 million grant funds cervical, colorectal cancer navigation programs

Neck pain on patient.

April 1, 2019

UI Health to host free, week-long cancer screening event

No appointment necessary

nurse holding baby

March 29, 2019

Can a protein in cord blood predict risk of death, cerebral palsy in preterm infants?

Researchers find haptoglobin expression linked to newborn outcomes

Plate of Food

March 27, 2019

White people’s eating habits produce most greenhouse gases

Environmental impact of diet

illustration of a DNA double helix

March 20, 2019

UIC researchers find hidden proteins in bacteria

Science overturns longstanding assumption