All science technology

test tubes filled with liquid

April 18, 2019

UIC’s Innovation Celebration

Inventors of shingles vaccine developed at UIC will speak

April 9, 2019

Graphene coating could help prevent lithium battery fires

Blocking oxygen from mixing with other flammable materials

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?

Cancer cell separation device

February 25, 2019

New microfluidics device can detect cancer cells in blood

Enabling rapid liquid biopsies

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

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

Shanghai Nanpu Bridge

January 10, 2019

Making city infrastructure more resilient

UIC civil engineer recommends reducing demand and building new only when necessary

@D catalysts power an electric vehicle

January 10, 2019

2D materials may enable electric vehicles to get 500 miles on a single charge

Lighter, better batteries to power electric vehicles

Europa moon with margins

December 14, 2018

A nuclear-powered ‘tunnelbot’ to search for life on Jupiter’s icy moon Europa

If there is life on Europa, how should planetary scientists go about looking for it?

Titan

November 29, 2018

UIC’s mission: To model life on Saturn’s moon in the lab

Modeling life on Titan in the lab

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