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Gail Prins

June 17, 2013

Early BPA exposure increases risk of adult cancer

First direct evidence of dangers from common plastic additive

April 3, 2013

Back to nature in Cook County’s backyard

Arnold Randall wants Cook County residents to rediscover nature in their Forest Preserve.

Vladimir Gevorgyan

February 12, 2013

Simplifying complexities

One word that stands out in conversation with Vladimir Gevorgyan is “new.”

Chicago buildings in River North

December 12, 2012

Hispanic neighborhoods less green

Residents of the city’s Hispanic neighborhoods live farther from nature, a UIC study finds.

November 26, 2012

UIC Scientists Find Ancient Microbes in Salty, Ice-Sealed Antarctic Lake

Shedding light on the limits of life in extreme environments, scientists have discovered abundant and diverse metabolically active bacteria in the brine of an Antarctic lake sealed under more than 65 feet of ice.

September 13, 2012

UIC Business School Building Earns Gold LEED Certification

Douglas Hall earned praise for the renovation that advanced it from 1960s Brutalism to 21st century corporate — a streamlined look with state-of-the-art facilities suitable for the home of the College of Business Administration at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

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