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Hilary Dugan next to an Air Force plane in Antarctica

August 26, 2014

Surviving extreme conditions, 40 degrees below zero

Doctoral student Hilary Dugan studies life in Antarctica

August 19, 2014

Young falcons head off to the wild blue yonder

Watch for Nitz and Mouse, now empty-nesters, to return in spring

Amin Salehi-Khojin

July 30, 2014

New catalyst converts carbon dioxide to fuel

Process could convert greenhouse gas to energy for healthier environment

July 8, 2014

For undergraduate students, an internship in tree-hugging

Students branch out for new sustainability internship

Nitz and Mouse keep their chicks from the ledge of UH

June 24, 2014

Learning to fly

UIC’s three peregrine falcon chicks are trading their fluff for feathers.

Adult peregrine falcon feeds chick

June 17, 2014

UIC’s peregrine falcon family: eating, growing, banding

Three chicks on University Hall ledge soon ready for first flight

June 15, 2014

Falcon babies grow big and fat

Falcon chicks eat and eat, to grow and grow

June 10, 2014

Peregrine falcon babies growing up fast to be the fastest

Adult peregrines fastest animals in the world, at speeds over 200 mph

Peregrine falcon family

June 5, 2014

At home with UIC’s falcon family

Keeping three falcon chicks fed is a busy job

Mom Nitz looks on at her three falcon chicks

June 3, 2014

Three chicks: UIC peregrine falcon family is complete

Baby peregrines double their weight within six days of hatching

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