All science technology

Naked mole-rats: plants, under low-oxygen conditions

April 20, 2017

Naked mole-rats turn into plants when oxygen is low

Discovery could lead to treatments for heart attack, stroke

Miiri Kotche

April 12, 2017

UIC bioengineer receives Fulbright to study in Finland

Scholar to explore medical device research, development

retina camera

March 20, 2017

A pocket-sized retina camera, no dilating required

And it’s cheap too!

Sarita Deshpande

March 14, 2017

UIC bioengineering student awarded Gates Cambridge Scholarship

Fourth UIC student to win prestigious scholarship

Alexander von Humboldt Foundation

March 10, 2017

UIC mathematician, physicist named Humboldt Fellows

Schaposnik, Unwin to conduct research in Germany

Justin Mohr and Justin Lorieau

February 2, 2017

Two UIC chemists receive NSF CAREER Awards

Young scholars garner over $1.6 million for research

Diagram showing cholesterol’s (red) predominance in the outer layer of the cell membrane.

January 17, 2017

Researchers zero-in on cholesterol’s role in cells

Too ubiquitous to be a signal, it turns out to be – a signal

Alexander von Humboldt Foundation

January 5, 2017

UIC chemistry, learning sciences scholar named Humboldt fellow

Will seek to improve science education through spatial thinking, digital media

December 20, 2016

Chemicals of ’emerging concern’ mapped in 3 Great Lakes

Origin mostly natural, but some are pollutants

Normal and cancerous brain cells interfaced with graphene

December 19, 2016

First use of graphene to detect cancer cells

System able to detect activity level of single interfaced cell

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