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Schematic shows contaminated water molecules (blue, grey, yellow and red circles) passing through a cylinder and exiting as clean water molecules.

March 30, 2021

UIC researchers to test new groundwater decontamination technology

$1 million grant advances research from College of Engineering

March 1, 2021

4D bioengineering materials bend, curve like natural tissue

Study published in Advanced Science

February 24, 2021

New shape-changing 4D materials hold promise for morphodynamic tissue engineering

Shape-changing scaffold for tissue engineering

Burning methane in natural gas contributes to carbon emissions

February 18, 2021

New method converts methane in natural gas to methanol at room temperature

Fueling the ‘methanol economy’ of the future

Graphic abstract from "Dynamic Instability from Non-equilibrium Structural Transitions on the Energy Landscape of Microtubule" in Cell Systems (Image: Stewman, et al)

February 15, 2021

Researchers describe how microtubules assemble, disassemble for the first time

Research provides a new foundation for developing new drugs for neurological conditions

January 14, 2021

Reverse engineering 3D chromosome models for individual cells

Distant genes can be neighbors

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

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

A monarch butterfly released from the UIC Heritage Garden

December 7, 2020

UIC receives $1.8M from DOE to study effects of pollinator habitats at solar energy facilities

UIC’s Energy Resources Center, UIC-ERC, will receive $1.8 million over a 3 year period, beginning in 2021.

Fracture Bone. Dr. Manuel González Reyes from Pixabay

December 3, 2020

Can we make bones heal faster?

UIC researchers capture new real-time images of bone, tooth formation

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